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Title: Quality Assurance Strategy for Existing Homes: Final Quality Management Primer for High Performing Homes

Abstract

This guide is designed to help Building America (BA) Teams understand quality management and its role in transitioning from conventional to high performance home building and remodeling. It explains what quality means, the value of quality management systems, the unique need for QMS when building high performing homes, and the first steps to a implementing a comprehensive QMS. This document provides a framework and context for BA teams when they encounter builders and remodelers.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Building Technologies Program
OSTI Identifier:
1062452
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102012-3591
KNDJ-0-40335-00
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Work performed by NAHB Research Center, Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; IMPLEMENTATION TOOLS QUALITY MANAGEMENT PRIMER; ROLE IN HIGH PERFORMING HOMES; WHAT IS QUALITY; THE VALUE OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS; HOW TO START (FIRST STEPS); RESIDENTIAL; RESIDENTIAL BUILDING; NAHB RESEARCH CENTER; BUILDING AMERICA; Electricity, Resources, and Buildings Systems; Building America

Citation Formats

Del Bianco, M., Taggart, J., Sikora, J., and Wood, A. Quality Assurance Strategy for Existing Homes: Final Quality Management Primer for High Performing Homes. United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.2172/1062452.
Del Bianco, M., Taggart, J., Sikora, J., & Wood, A. Quality Assurance Strategy for Existing Homes: Final Quality Management Primer for High Performing Homes. United States. doi:10.2172/1062452.
Del Bianco, M., Taggart, J., Sikora, J., and Wood, A. Sat . "Quality Assurance Strategy for Existing Homes: Final Quality Management Primer for High Performing Homes". United States. doi:10.2172/1062452. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1062452.
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title = {Quality Assurance Strategy for Existing Homes: Final Quality Management Primer for High Performing Homes},
author = {Del Bianco, M. and Taggart, J. and Sikora, J. and Wood, A.},
abstractNote = {This guide is designed to help Building America (BA) Teams understand quality management and its role in transitioning from conventional to high performance home building and remodeling. It explains what quality means, the value of quality management systems, the unique need for QMS when building high performing homes, and the first steps to a implementing a comprehensive QMS. This document provides a framework and context for BA teams when they encounter builders and remodelers.},
doi = {10.2172/1062452},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2012},
month = {12}
}

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