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Prefabricated Housing Concepts for the Low-Energy Future

Prefabricated Housing Concepts for the Low-Energy Future

As homebuyers up and down the West Coast prepare for a net-zero energy mandate – looming large on California’s horizon – these low-energy manufactured homes are providing a glimpse into of the future modern housing in the Golden State. First displayed at the October 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo Held in Los Angeles, a team of engineers and architects produced a modular home comprised of 1,790 ft.². Designed for entertaining and flexible living requirements, the home has movable walls that separates…

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Energy Efficient Technology and Manufactured Housing

Energy Efficient Technology and Manufactured Housing

Energy Efficient, Fiscally Responsible, And Good for the Earth… today’s manufactured housing is responsible homeownership. In addition to the helping the environment with the latest in energy efficient technology, today’s modern manufactured housing models can also offer their owners huge savings over traditional stick built homes. A win-win situation, this means you can build your next home to your specific liking…while keeping it environmentally friendly. Manufactured housing is technologically ahead of the game when it comes to reducing our environmental footprint. If you consider…

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Five Tips to Buying Your Next Manufactured Home

Five Tips to Buying Your Next Manufactured Home

Anyone can overpay for their manufactured house – leading to their ultimate disappointment. Compiled below for your shopping pleasure, are five helpful tips to buying your next manufactured house. A manufactured home, prefabricated home, or a traditional stick built home – regardless of its construction technique, the home buying process is an incredibly stressful process for the majority of individuals who undertake the task. Buyers can easily avoid potential housing issues by understanding manufactured home dealers operate in a similar manner to…

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Alabama Prefabricated Housing Industry To Help Harvey Flood Victims

Alabama Prefabricated Housing Industry To Help Harvey Flood Victims

The Alabama Manufactured Housing Industry has responded to a recent “nationwide request” from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). On Thursday, published online reports indicated FEMA has rolled out an industrywide plea for emergency housing to help families displaced by hurricane Harvey in southeastern Texas – and Alabama is answering the challenge. More than 4,500  prefabricated housing units are required to help throughout southeastern Texas families. Representatives of FEMA  note that a majority of this need will be provided by a prefabricated housing plan…

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Manufactured Home Community Provides Real-World Solutions

Manufactured Home Community Provides Real-World Solutions

The average first-time guest to a manufactured home community is often surprised when their uneducated stereotypes prove to be erroneous. Example: In the musical, The Great American Trailer Park, the author paints the manufactured home community as being inhabited by a plethora of underprivileged, lethargic and poorly educated people on the margins. The play’s main character, an exotic dancer, requires “a place to live that’s cheap and private where people got so many problems of their own they won’t much…

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