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In the news: New World Home

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info_smallNew World Home was recently featured on Eyewitness News 9 (WNCT-TV) in North Carolina as part of their "Make it Green" series.

Watch the video. (0:50)

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New Old Green Modular™ by New World Home

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info_smallNew World Home produces "a line of new homes based upon historically inspired designs" called A New Old Green Modular™ (NOGM).

The homes combine a very traditional look with a modern approach:

... constructed with environmentally sanctioned products and practices, and are factory-built in a state-of-the-art, highly efficient manufacturing facility.

... can be produced, transported, erected and finished in 60-90 days from the time the production process is initiated.

Prices range from approximately $115-$180/sf.

They offer 7 models:






Model Size BR Bath

info_smallWalden Cottage 471 sf 1 1
info_smallEmerson 1,749 sf 3 2.5
info_smallCarson 1,775 sf 3 2.5
info_smallCarver 2,267 sf 3 2.5
info_smallCarson w/Addition 2,319 sf 4 2.5
info_smallBuckminster 2,332 sf 3 2.5
info_smallChadwick 2,573 sf 3 2.5

Check out their promotional video (1:47).

Hat tip: Jetson Green on July 1, 2009.

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The sustainability of modular housing

The New York Times recently discussed the sustainability of modular housing.

The modular housing industry likes to say that it has always had a few characteristics that today might be considered eco-friendly — from reduced waste to a smaller construction footprint.

But it’s only recently — and increasingly amid the flagging housing market — that manufacturers of factory-built homes have realized that concepts like efficiency and sustainability can make for good business strategy.

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Author: Nick Chambers
Publication: New York Times
Section: Green Inc. Blog ("Energy, the Environment and the Bottom Line")
Length: 467 words
Date: February 11, 2009

(Hat tip: Charles Bevier of Building Systems on February 11, 2009.)

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