NOAH Certification provides the unique distinction & credibility of a third-party inspection of EACH Tiny House on Wheels!
What is NOAH? A National Trade Association for builders, Manufacturers & DIY’ers, producing Tiny Houses on Wheels, suitable for permanent, full-time or part-time residential living.
The Noah Standard The NOAH Standard incorporates safety & construction standards currently used by the Recreational Vehicle AND Home Building industries:
- NFPA – National Fire Protection Association
- NEC – National Electrical Code
- NHTSA – National Highway & Transportation Safety Association
And, with particular attention to the unique demands of a Tiny House on Wheels by including:
- ATHA – American Tiny House Association Construction Guidelines
NOAH Inspection NOAH inspects each Tiny House on Wheels at specific phases of construction for compliance to the NOAH Standard, utilizing a proprietary inspection system.
- Trailer & Attachment
- Framing & All-Trades (electrical, plumbing & HVAC)
- Insulation & Final
All elements of each inspection are archived & available for review in the future.
Certification Seal Builders choosing self-regulation voluntarily submit to a series of third-party inspections on each build to obtain the Certification Seal.
NOAH Certification represents builder compliance with the NOAH Standard, which is a minimum requirement, although builders may choose to exceed these standards.
Truth & Transparency NOAH Certification differentiates Tiny Houses on Wheels from other portable living environments as suitable for permanent, full-time or part-time residential living. Municipalities can have assurance EACH NOAH Certified Tiny House on Wheels has been inspected and meets the NOAH Standard.
The NOAH Standard & Certification present the opportunity for lenders & insurers to establish underwriting equivalence for value determinations specifically for Tiny Houses on Wheels. Consumers buying & selling NOAH Certified Tiny Houses on Wheels have access to the Certification Seal-specific detailed inspection records maintained by NOAH.