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Are Manufactured Homes Less Energy Efficient than Site-Built Homes?

MANUFACTURED HOMES LESS ENERGY EFFICIENT

ARE MANUFACTURED HOMES LESS ENERGY EFFICIENT THAN SITE-BUILT HOMES? Myth: Manufactured homes are less energy efficient than site-built homes. Reality: On October 24, 1994 a new minimum energy conversation standard became effective. The new energy standards are resulting in lower monthly energy bills, a factor industry officials say will enhance the affordability of manufactured housing…READ MORE

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Are Manufactured Homes Safe in Tornadoes and Destructive Force Winds?

MANUFACTURED HOMES SAFE IN TORNADOES

ARE MANUFACTURED HOMES SAFE IN TORNADOES AND DESTRUCTIVE FORCE WINDS? Myth: Manufactured homes are particularly vulnerable to the destructive force of strong winds and tornadoes. Manufactured homes seem to attract tornadoes. Reality: Hurricane Andrew struck the southern tip of Florida and the Gulf Coast regions of Louisiana in late August 1992 with devastating winds in…READ MORE

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Are Mobile Homes, Modular Homes, or Manufactured Homes More Vulnerable to Fire Than Site-Built Homes?

MANUFACTURED HOMES ARE MORE VULNERABLE TO FIRE

ARE MOBILE HOMES, MODULAR HOMES, OR MANUFACTURED HOMES MORE VULNERABLE TO FIRE THAN SITE-BUILT HOMES? Myth: There is a traditional perception that manufactured homes are more vulnerable to fire than other forms of single-family housing. Reality: The fact is that manufactured homes are no more prone to fire than homes built on site, according to…READ MORE