Quality Assurance Strategy for Existing Homes: Final Quality Management Primer for High Performing Homes

NREL, Stacey Rothgeb (NREL Technical Monitor)

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report

Abstract

This guide is designed to help Building America (BA) Teams understand quality management and its role in transitioning from conventional to high performance home building and remodeling. It explains what quality means, the value of quality management systems, the unique need for QMS when building high performing homes, and the first steps to a implementing a comprehensive QMS. This documentprovides a framework and context for BA teams when they encounter builders and remodelers.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages36
StatePublished - 2012

Bibliographical note

Work performed by NAHB Research Center, Upper Marlboro, Maryland

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-54888

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102012-3591

Keywords

  • Building America
  • how to start (first steps)
  • implementation tools quality management primer
  • NAHB Research Center
  • quality management systems
  • residential
  • residential buildings
  • role in high performing homes
  • value
  • what is quality

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