DOE Seeks Industry Feedback on Standard Work Specifications for Energy Upgrades in Manufactured Housing

January 26, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today invited energy efficient product manufacturers, manufactured housing experts, and other home performance industry stakeholders to review and comment on its Standard Work Specifications for Manufactured Housing. Developed under DOE’s Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project, the specifications are voluntary guidelines that outline minimum requirements for high-quality energy upgrades in manufactured housing. The industry review period will remain open through February 10, 2012. The Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project is a collaboration between DOE and the home construction and energy upgrade industry to support high-quality home energy upgrade work through voluntary standard work specifications, accredited training programs, and a national worker certification program. In addition to the Standard Work Specifications for Manufactured Housing, specifications are under development for single-family and multifamily housing.

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