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Use the Standard Work Specifications (SWS) tool as an industry guide to ensure work performed during home energy upgrades is effective, durable, and safe. To view SWS 2017, please visit the SWS 2017 legacy website.

NREL SWS

Maintenance Cycle Status

Not Checked Year 1

Empty Year 2

Empty Year 3

Empty Year 4

Empty Year 5

Receiving public comments on current Standard Work Specifications.

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Receiving public comments on current Standard Work Specifications.

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2022

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Review public comments received in Year 1 and 2. Redline version will be released and will inform users of planned changes, based on public comments received.

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2023

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Stakeholders are encouraged to provide comments on the Redline version.

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2024

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Maintenance committees review comments received for the Redline produced in Year 3. The 2025 version will be released at the end of Year 5. 

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2025

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