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Title: Northwest Energy Efficient Manufactured Housing Program: High Performance Manufactured Home Prototyping and Construction Development

The Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and Northwest Energy Works (NEW), the current Northwest Energy Efficient Manufactured Housing Program (NEEM) administrator, have been collaborating to conduct research on new specifications that would improve on the energy requirements of a NEEM home. In its role as administrator, NEW administers the technical specs, performs research and engineering analysis, implements ongoing construction quality management procedures, and maintains a central database with home tracking. This project prototyped and assessed the performances of cost-effective high performance building assemblies and mechanical systems that are not commonly deployed in the manufacturing setting. The package of measures is able to reduce energy used for space conditioning, water heating and lighting by 50% over typical manufactured homes produced in the northwest.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1]
  1. Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction (BA-PIRC), Corvallis, OR (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220912
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO--102013-4105
6619
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction (BA-PIRC), Corvallis, OR (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
residential; residential buildings; BA-PIRC; Building America; manufactured homes; HUD Code; mechanical systems; ductless heat pump; heat pump water heater; wall insulation; high performance windows