Manufactured Home Design
Like the traditional site-built homes, new manufactured homes can be designed for energy efficiency and use renewable energy systems. You can also remodel or retrofit an older manufactured home to improve its energy efficiency and/or use renewable energy.
Manufactured homes are those built entirely in a factory. They are then transported to a building site and installed. Manufactured homes include:
Modules are transported to the site and installed.
Panels—a whole wall with windows, doors, wiring and outside siding—are transported to the site and assembled.
Building materials are factory-cut to design specifications, transported to the site, and then assembled. Pre-cut homes include kit, dome, and log homes.
This is the term used for factory-built homes produced prior to when the HUD Code went into effect.