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Passivhaus Building the Modular Way

Posted on April 26,2015 by ScottG in modular

The first house to win Passivhaus certification in New Jersey could turn out to be a modular home under construction in Teaneck.

Factory-Built Wall Panels

Posted on April 26,2015 by user-961160 in Edgewaterhaus

[Editor's note: Roger and Lynn Normand are building a [no-glossary]Passivhaus[/no-glossary] in Maine. This is the 25th article in a series that will follow their project from planning through construction.]

With NZE as an Option, a Modular Series Launches in Maine

Posted on April 26,2015 by Fretboard in Local

In the summer of 2008, Kaplan Thompson Architects, based in Portland, Maine, unveiled a 640 sq. ft. detached studio called BrightBuilt Barn. The building’s principal components were prefabricated and designed to be relatively easy to replicate and adapt to other larger configurations.

ZeroHouse: A Modular Take on NZE Performance

Posted on April 26,2015 by Fretboard in modular

Even though some folks have questioned the market viability of green prefab construction, its design aspects still have legs, especially if we’re talking about the net-zero-energy design concept being developed by Specht Harpman, an architecture firm with offices in New York City and Austin, Texas.

The First Factory-Built Home in N.Y. to Earn LEED Platinum

Posted on April 26,2015 by Fretboard in LEED for Homes

While not everyone is confident that prefab housing will gain a secure footing in the green housing market, there’s evidence that the sector is continuing to do its best to boost its marketability while embracing sustainable materials and energy efficient performance.

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