|| ENERGY STAR Update
- June 29, 2007|
June 29, 2007
Edition of ENERGY STAR® Guide
for Home Manufacturers Now Available
MHRA has released the updated 4th
edition of ENERGY STAR® Qualified Manufactured
Homes: Design, Manufacturing, Installation and Certification
Procedures, the guide for home manufacturers.
The changes include an increase in minimum efficiency
requirements for heat pumps and air conditioners to
reflect the National Appliance Energy Conservation
Act (NAECA) equipment efficiency requirements that
went into effect in last year. See Appendix A for
the updated list of Energy Star design packages. Download
the guide here.
Building ENERGY STAR Manufactured Homes
Steps for Home Manufacturers
Step 1 Certify the Plant
certification is done once. Procedures are described in
Chapter 2 of
the guide for home manufacturers.
Step 2 Select the Energy
than 100 pre-approved Energy Star design packages may be
in Appendix A of the guide for home manufacturers. Plants
develop custom design packages with their Energy Star Certifier.
Step 3 Build, label
and record the home
home data into Information
Manager, MHRA's web-based production
tracking and reporting program
the Energy Star (blue) and MHRA Quality Assurance (grey)
to the home or provide them to your field representative
application. To order labels, click here.
Step 4 Ship the home
with a Site Installation Checklist
are printed directly from Information Manager. Identify
to complete the Checklist on site.
Step 5 Collect the completed
and signed Checklist
the new information into Information Manager and file the
Step 6 File for the
$1,000 federal tax credit
Energy Star production information to your accounting department.
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