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VIDEO: Insulating a Manufactured Home Water Heater
Sat 01/17/09 05:42:19 pm
Make Your Home Energy Efficient

This footage shows measures taken to insulate a mobile home's water heater through the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).

This is one of many measures taken to make manufactured homes more energy efficient. See Additional videos below.

This is not a "how to" video. The measures taken in this footage should not be attempted without professional assistance.

3 VIDEOS: Adding Insulation To Your Manufactured Home
- U.S. Department of Energy - Tue 01/22/08 04:47:30 pm
These are not "how to" videos. The measures taken in this footage should not be attempted without professional assistance. Insulating the Roof of a Mobile Home The following footage displays two methods used by the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) for installing insulation in a mob...

Floor Insulation
- Manufactured Home Repair & Renovation - Sun 11/04/07 04:41:35 pm
After a recent flood that soaked the insulation under our home, but did not actually reach the flooring, I am interested in replacing the plastic vapor barrier and batt insulation with expandable foam insulation. Is this a viable alternative? Are there special concerns that must be addressed before application? Is there a do-it-yourself process available to the home owner or is this a contractor o...

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