Strategy Guideline: Quality Management in Existing Homes; Cantilever Floor Example

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This guideline is designed to highlight the QA process that can be applied to any residential building retrofit activity. The cantilevered floor retrofit detailed in this guideline is included only to provide an actual retrofit example to better illustrate the QA activities being presented. The goal of existing home high performing remodeling quality management systems (HPR-QMS) is to establish practices and processes that can be used throughout any remodeling project. The research presented in this document provides a comparison of a selected retrofit activity as typically done versus that same retrofit activity approached from an integrated high performance remodeling and ... continued below

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Taggart, J.; Sikora, J.; Wiehagen, J. & Wood, A. December 1, 2011.

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This guideline is designed to highlight the QA process that can be applied to any residential building retrofit activity. The cantilevered floor retrofit detailed in this guideline is included only to provide an actual retrofit example to better illustrate the QA activities being presented. The goal of existing home high performing remodeling quality management systems (HPR-QMS) is to establish practices and processes that can be used throughout any remodeling project. The research presented in this document provides a comparison of a selected retrofit activity as typically done versus that same retrofit activity approached from an integrated high performance remodeling and quality management perspective. It highlights some key quality management tools and approaches that can be adopted incrementally by a high performance remodeler for this or any high performance retrofit. This example is intended as a template and establishes a methodology that can be used to develop a portfolio of high performance remodeling strategies.

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  • Report No.: DOE/GO-102011-3441
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • DOI: 10.2172/1033039 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1033039
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc829300

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Taggart, J.; Sikora, J.; Wiehagen, J. & Wood, A. Strategy Guideline: Quality Management in Existing Homes; Cantilever Floor Example, report, December 1, 2011; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc829300/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.