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New models from Ecohealth and Penn Lyon

Link to New models from Ecohealth and Penn Lyon
https://www.ecohealthdesigns.com/

info_smallEcoHealth Homes, in conjunction with info_smallPenn Lyon Homes is now offering a collection of 5 new home models. Together, they won the 2008 National Modular Housing Council Concept Home Design Award.

Model details:

Model Size BR Bath

info_smallThe Chatham Hill 1,904 sf 3 2.5
info_smallThe Sierra 2,368 sf 3 2.5
info_smallThe Bungalow 2,610 sf 2 2.5
info_smallThe Tacoma 2,808 sf 3 2.5
info_smallThe Savanna 3,288 sf 3 - 4 2.5

View the floorplans:

Related Posts:
   1. Ecohealth in the news (Apr 06, 2009)
   2. The sustainability of modular housing (Feb 17, 2009)
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Modular Construction in Green Building seminar on March 19, 2009

A seminar called "Modular Construction in Green Building" will be held this week in central Pennsylvania. It is part of a monthly breakfast series.

by: SEDA-COG's Energy Resource Center
(SEDA=Susquehanna Economic Development Association; COG=Council of Governments)
speaker: Rick Terry, Director of Factory Built Housing Center at Penn College of Technology
speaker: Dave Reed, President of info_smallPenn Lyon Homes
where: Mifflinburg, PA
location: Carriage Corner Restaurant, 257 East Chestnut Street
date: March 19, 2009
time: 7:30am - 9:30am
cost: $20
notes: Registration is required.

Hat tip: Building Systems on March 13, 2009.

Related Posts:
   1. The sustainability of modular housing (Feb 17, 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.

Mentioned in the article:

Read the entire article.

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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   2. New Old Green Modular™ by New World Home (Jul 10, 2009)
   3. New models from Ecohealth and Penn Lyon (Apr 06, 2009)
   4. Ecohealth in the news (Apr 06, 2009)
   5. Modular Construction in Green Building seminar on March 19, 2009 (Mar 16, 2009)
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