Careers | October 30, 2019
The Program Manager for Manufactured Homes will play a critical role by leading a program to deliver energy savings and a great customer experience for residents of manufactured homes. They will be responsible for program plans, goal development, budget, metrics, program activities, marketing coordination, sub-contractor coordination, reporting and managing program expectations. Start solving tomorrow’s problems today! If you’re passionate about clean energy, are self-driven, and want to make a difference in the future of our climate; this job is for you! More
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Blog | February 21, 2019
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. More
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Research | December 20, 2018
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. More
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Publication | August 21, 2018
A presentation on findings from 2015 pilot programs in Wisconsin and Michigan. More
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Blog | September 27, 2017
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!  More
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Solution | January 1, 2019
Existing homes—especially those built before 1990—offer great potential for energy savings. However, not all residents are aware of the many opportunities to increase the efficiency and comfort of their homes, nor do they believe they can afford to make most upgrades. Slipstream designs programs that target existing homeowners, increase participation in your programs, integrate financing options, and reduce your customers’ energy use. More
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Solution | January 1, 2019
Many homeowners don’t know where to begin when it comes to saving energy—providing a package of energy-saving products gets them started. These kits can be a homeowner reward for online home energy assessment completion, given as a gift to customers, or distributed to targeted community groups. No matter the scenario the end results are the same: once installed, the products deliver immediate energy savings to the homeowner. More
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Solution | January 1, 2019
Many homeowners have not yet made the switch to energy efficient lighting, appliances, or other products. They may not be aware of the opportunities to increase their home’s efficiency, understand the savings potential of specific products, or believe they’re able to afford them. More
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Solution | December 7, 2018
Making a manufactured home more energy efficient is a powerful way to help limited-income residents pay their utility bills and increase utility customer satisfaction. However, owners cannot typically afford to make energy efficiency improvements on their own. More
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