Manufactured Homes

August 15, 2022

Energy efficiency programs continue despite Michigan's legislative sunset: Slipstream delivers programs for five municipalities and cooperatives

Slipstream's ten-year partnership with Michigan Electric Cooperative Association (MECA) concluded in December 2021 due to a legislative sunset for cooperatives and municipalities. We influenced our partners to continue energy efficiency programs beyond the legislation's sunset and advance their programs to help improve climate resilience. Slipstream will proudly administer programs five Michigan providers.
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July 26, 2022

Healthy, affordable housing for all: It's the right thing to do

The Principles of Environmental Justice (EJ) and the Jemez Principles of Democratic Organizing can guide us to build affordable housing solutions with impacted communities.
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March 17, 2022

Increasing energy efficiency in manufactured homes

Manufactured homeowners struggle to find equitable finance solutions and qualified contractors to make critical home repairs.
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March 17, 2022

Critical repairs for manufactured homes and single-family home rehabilitation: Slipstream to begin two new projects for Ramsey County, Minnesota

Slipstream's new projects will help suburban Ramsey County improve resiliency and invest in its residents.
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December 1, 2021

2020 Innovations: On-bill financing brings energy-efficient upgrades to rural homes

Scaling energy efficiency means making programs more equitable.
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October 29, 2021

Look out below: A story from the front lines of manufactured home weatherization

In February 2020, Bob Pfeiffer and I trained a new implementation subcontractor for a manufactured housing pilot with a major Midwestern utility.
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August 18, 2021

Read: Slipstream's Bob Pfeiffer on Retrofitting Manufactured Homes

Manufactured homes are a key part of our nation's housing stock—they often provide the best option for affordable housing, especially in rural areas. Keeping residents of manufactured homes comfortable is a goal of many weatherization programs.
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May 20, 2021

Reimagining HVAC in New Manufactured Housing

Slipstream, partnering with the University of Central Florida–FSEC Energy Research Center, Washington State University Energy Program, and Northwest Energy Works received nearly $1,000,000 from U.S. Department of Energy to reimagine HVAC in new manufactured housing (MH) over three years.
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February 24, 2019

Manufactured homes – delivering powerful and personal impacts

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.
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