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manufactured home
Slipstream, partnering with the University of Central Florida–FSEC Energy Research Center and the Washington State University Energy Program, received nearly $1,000,000 from U.S. Department of Energy to reimagine HVAC in new manufactured housing (MH) over three years. Our project team seeks to evaluate, refine, and field test new approaches for delivering space heating and cooling in manufactured homes to improve energy efficiency, durability, and indoor air quality without significantly increasing production and MH siting costs. Read more
Exterior of a manufactured home
In a recent article series, building science specialist Bob Pfeiffer shares the retrofitting tools and knowledge that address the unique needs of manufactured homes. Read more
Manufactured Homes
Being a part of something that provides purpose and meaning in your everyday life is not something most people can say about their jobs. However, I am one of the lucky ones. Since 2016, Slipstream has been delivering a manufactured homes program for the Michigan Electric Cooperative Association (MECA), providing needed diagnostic and retrofit services to a customer base that traditional residential energy efficiency programs have overlooked. This program changes lives. Read more
manufactured homes
The manufactured home market offers an affordable housing option—and sometimes the only option—for many would-be homeowners. Residents of manufactured homes (also known as mobile homes) are more likely to be low-income than residents of other single-family homes, and energy costs may comprise a larger portion of their monthly expenses. Read more
A presentation on findings from 2015 pilot programs in Wisconsin and Michigan. Read more
Save Energy
Temperatures are dropping and the days are getting shorter—which means it’s time to change the way you use energy at home. Following are seven easy actions you can take to prepare your home for the cooler months ahead. Just a few small changes can make a big difference, so get started today!  Read more
Whole House Retrofit
Existing homes—especially those built before 1990—offer great potential for energy savings. Read more
Many homeowners don’t know where to begin when it comes to saving energy—providing a package of energy-saving products gets them started. Read more
Direct Install
Many homeowners have not yet made the switch to energy efficient lighting, appliances, or other products. Read more
Manufactured Homes
Address an underserved market, address customer bill repayment issues, and realize more energy savings. Read more