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

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.
Authors:
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  1. NAHB Research Center Industry Partnership, Upper Marlboro, MD (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1219889
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO--102012-3591
6075
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308; KNDJ-0-40335-00
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
NAHB Research Center Industry Partnership, Upper Marlboro, MD (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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