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ENERGY STAR Qualified Manufactured Homes: Certifier Requirements and Responsibilities

 

ENERGY STAR Qualified Manufactured Homes: Design, Manufacturing, Installation and Certification Procedures

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ENERGY STAR Qualified Manufactured Homes: Certifier Requirements and Responsibilities



ENERGY STAR Manufactured Homes: CERTIFIER Requirements and Procedures
This document provides information on:

  • The responsibilities, capabilities and qualifications required of the Certifier.

  • The Certifier's role during the plant qualification process.

  • Approved computer analysis methods for developing special ENERGY STAR packages.

  • The Certifier's role in helping a plant maintain ENERGY STAR partner status.

  • Procedures for field testing of representative homes.

  • Other Certifier resources.

In qualifying to produce ENERGY STAR qualified homes, plants are required to retain an independent, third-party energy expert, referred to as the Manufactured Housing ENERGY STAR Certifier. The Certifier's role includes the following:

  • Certify that the plant meets the ENERGY STAR requirements for producing ENERGY STAR qualified homes.

  • Certify that the plant’s ENERGY STAR qualified home designs meet ENERGY STAR requirements.

  • Certify the in-plant and in-field performance of at least three homes produced by the plant.

  • Inspect a sample of each plant’s ENERGY STAR qualified homes on a regular basis.


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 ENERGY STAR Qualified Manufactured Homes:
Design, Manufacturing, Installation and Certification Procedures - FOURTH EDITION

Excellence in Design, Manufacturing and Installation Series

This guide provides the manufactured housing industry with the knowledge necessary to design, manufacture, and install energy-efficient manufactured homes under the ENERGY STAR program.

Download the manual here

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ENERGY STAR Manufactured Home Plant Certification: Qualification to Produce ENERGY STAR Qualified Homes (54 KB)
The ENERGY STAR Certifier provides EPA with a copy of this certificate verifying that the plant is ready to produce ENERGY STAR Qualified homes.



SAMPLE ENERGY STAR MANUFACTURED HOME SITE INSTALLATION CHECKLIST (52 KB)
Every ENERGY STAR Qualified home that leaves a manufacturing plant must have a Site Installation Checklist identifying items that are part of the ENERGY STAR design package, but installed and verified at the time of home installation.

 

Quality Control Inspection Worksheet for ENERGY STAR Qualified Manufactured Homes (109 KB)




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Additional information

• Back to the ENERGY STAR for Manufactured Homes main page

• ENERGY STAR for HUD-code Home Manufacturers

ENERGY STAR for Modular Manufacturers

• ENERGY STAR for Home Retailers and Installers

ENERGY STAR for HUD-code Plant Certifiers

• List of approved software for developing custom ENERGY STAR packages

• ENERGY STAR Qualified Manufactured Homes Frequently Asked Questions

List of ENERGY STAR Certifiers


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