Thought Leadership

Weatherizing Mobile Homes in San Diego

 
Weatherizing Homes

The Climate Equity in San Diego project was launched to help reach the broad climate and equity goals of the City of San Diego’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) adopted in December 2015. To ensure benefits of the CAP are inclusive of all San Diegans equitably, empowering underserved communities through education and tangible action is key.

In this report, prepared for the Climate Equity in San Diego Project, CSE makes recommendations that should be considered when conducting outreach on weatherizing and improving the energy efficiency of mobile homes and mobile home parks

One key finding: Targeting older (particularly pre-1976) and larger mobile homes is important, since these are the homes that will tend to use the most energy. In addition, homes located in inland areas should be prioritized given the larger temperature ranges.

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