3.1201.5 Manufactured Housing Windows and Doors

Topic: 
Windows and Doors
Subtopic: 
Maintenance, Repair, and Sealing
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Desired Outcome: 
Windows and doors are operable, sealed, and weathertight
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
3.1201.5a
Work assessment

Installer prework assessment will be conducted to determine:

  • Number
  • Type
  • Operating condition
  • Wall construction

Ensure work space is safe and ready for air sealing

Verify scope of work

3.1201.5b
Lead paint assessment

Presence of lead-based paint in pre-1978 homes will be assumed unless testing confirms otherwise; documentation of testing results will be kept on file

EPA EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, www.epa.gov 's Renovation, Repair and Painting ( RRP RRP Renovation, repair, and painting ) Program Rule (40 CFR Part 745) in pre-1978 homes and proposed changes to this rule (Federal Register/Vol. 75, No. 87/May 6, 2010) will be complied with, to be superseded by any subsequent final rulemaking or any more stringent state or federal standards

Protect worker and occupant from potential lead hazards

3.1201.5c
Operable windows and doors

All egress windows will be operable as required by local codes

All egress doors will be operable as required by local codes

Maintain operability of egress windows and doors

3.1201.5d
Air infiltration Infiltration The uncontrolled passage of outside air into a building through unintended leaks in the building envelope

Details that reduce air infiltration Infiltration The uncontrolled passage of outside air into a building through unintended leaks in the building envelope will be repaired, replaced, sealed, or installed (e.g., plastic gliders, weatherstripping, cranks, latches, locks, knobs, thresholds)

Reduce air infiltration Infiltration The uncontrolled passage of outside air into a building through unintended leaks in the building envelope

3.1201.5e
Water infiltration Infiltration The uncontrolled passage of outside air into a building through unintended leaks in the building envelope

Details that reduce water infiltration Infiltration The uncontrolled passage of outside air into a building through unintended leaks in the building envelope will be repaired, replaced, or installed (e.g., replace missing glazing on sash, exterior caulking, exterior storm windows, storm doors, drip cap, J-channel, flashing)

Reduce water infiltration Infiltration The uncontrolled passage of outside air into a building through unintended leaks in the building envelope

3.1201.5f
Materials

Materials will be used or installed in accordance with product manufacturer specifications

Select materials to ensure durable and permanent repair

3.1201.5g
Quality assurance

Windows and doors will be adjusted to properly fit the jamb and allow for ease of operation and security

Ensure proper operation of the window, door, and hardware

Ensure air and watertight installation

3.1201.5h
Occupant education and maintenance

Occupants will be notified of changes or repairs made and will be educated on how to operate and maintain windows and doors

Ensure long-term weathertightness