The classroom was built as a part of the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo which was in Boston last week.
The article listed a number of advantages of modular construction, including:
- each piece of the home can be specially designed and fitted, using materials produced with the least environmental impact for maximum energy efficiency and health - each component — the kitchen, the wiring — can be tested for quality in a factory away from the wind and rain
But also recognized the many challenges: (some we agree with, others we don't)
Miller is hopeful despite the current housing market:
I can almost guarantee you that at the end of this, green building will still be around, and will probably be kicking up even more, and modular will still be around and be kicking up even more.
Read the whole article for more details, including interviews with:
Author: Associated Press
Publication: Boston Herald
Section: Technology Coverage
Length: 708 words
Date: November 20, 2008
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