Notification: Revision 08 of the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program requirements is now available and can be used immediately by partners. The ENERGY STAR Partnership Agreement Terms and Commitments have also been updated and apply to all Builder and Rater partners.

Guidelines for Plants

To be certified to produce manufactured homes that, upon completion of the site inspection process, earn the ENERGY STAR label, a plant must undergo certification and periodic review processes under the oversight of an EPA-approved Quality Assurance Provider (QAP). The plant certification process includes utilizing home designs that meet ENERGY STAR design guidelines. Once certified, a plant must follow the QAP’s guidelines for ongoing production, installation, and certification of homes to maintain its plant certification. The plant certification process described in the pages below is administered by the Systems Building Research Alliance (SBRA) Exit ENERGY STAR an EPA-approved national QAP.

Guidelines to become certified to produce ENERGY STAR certified manufactured homes:

  1. Certifying the Plant
  2. Designing ENERGY STAR Certified Homes
  3. Producing and Installing ENERGY STAR Certified Homes

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