Systems-Built Homes: Many Options and Benefits

Systems-Built Homes: Many Options and Benefits

For decades, home building systems have provided home owners a wide variety of benefits and features over traditional stick-built homes. Manufacturers utilizing building systems specialize in many different styles of homes and materials. This white paper gives an overview of systems-built homes and the many options and benefits that they offer.

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Sponsor: Lindal Cedar Homes


Systems Built Homes Adapt to Needs of Today's Home in Style, Engineering and Efficiency

Systems Built Homes Adapt to Needs of Today's Home in Style, Engineering and Efficiency

According to the Department of Energy, insulation is the number one recommended choice for energy efficiency savings. During the planning of a systems built home, engineers and local dealers work to determine the amount of insulation that provides the best R-value for a home in a specific geographic area.

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Sponsor: Lindal Cedar Homes


Precision Engineering, Breathtaking Beauty and Environmentally Conscious Homes

Precision Engineering, Breathtaking Beauty and Environmentally Conscious Homes

Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright said, “No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill, belonging to it, so hill and house could live together each the happier for the other.” This...

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Sponsor: Lindal Cedar Homes


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Prefab approach bridges gap in sustainable Calif. home market

Prefab approach bridges gap in sustainable Calif. home market

With local builders overwhelmed, alternative method can erect residences in just eight hours

Affordable housing project built for net-zero energy

Affordable housing project built for net-zero energy

The Affordable Housing Alliance knew that utility costs were a large part of what made older manufactured homes expensive for residents.

Video | Vulnerable families will love a new 3D printed 'home safe home'

Video | Vulnerable families will love a new 3D printed 'home safe home'

The 3D-printed home serves as a proof-of-concept for sustainable homebuilding that will allow for safer, more affordable homes for more families, faster than ever.

Factory Panelized Tiny Home Designed for Add-on in Los Angeles

Factory Panelized Tiny Home Designed for Add-on in Los Angeles

As Los Angeles residents, the designers had grown concerned with their city's housing shortage crisis.

A Look Back: Best of 2017 Green Building Trends

A Look Back: Best of 2017 Green Building Trends

Here's a look back at some of the top trends of the past year, based on our conversations with builders, architects, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry.

Modular Tiny Home Plan Designed for Style and Comfort

Modular Tiny Home Plan Designed for Style and Comfort

Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.




Pre Fab LEED Certifiable Homes Built to Weather Florida Hurricanes

Pre Fab LEED Certifiable Homes Built to Weather Florida Hurricanes

Designed for tropical and subtropical environments, the two new models are constructed from 18-gauge steel and concrete.

Infographic | Steps to Build Your Own Log Cabin

Infographic | Steps to Build Your Own Log Cabin

The challenge of building your very own log cabin is exciting, but most importantly, it is very achievable.

Tiny Homes: Secrets to Layout & Interior Design

Tiny Homes: Secrets to Layout & Interior Design

One of the trickiest parts when it comes to making tiny house livable is solving the puzzle of layout and interior design.

Augmented Reality App Places Homes on Empty Lots

Augmented Reality App Places Homes on Empty Lots

New home shoppers can now use augmented reality to visualize what their potential new home may look like on their land.




Google Buys Modular Homes to Solve Housing Crunch

Google Buys Modular Homes to Solve Housing Crunch

Employers and residents in Silicon Valley have faced a severe housing shortage for years.

New Resources for Modular Building Code Compliance

New Resources for Modular Building Code Compliance

Off-site construction can provide real solutions to many challenges facing the construction industry today.

First Zero Energy Home in Detroit Under Construction

First Zero Energy Home in Detroit Under Construction

Phoenix Haus advertises the system as saving owners 90 percent on utilities over the home's lifetime.

Tiny Modular Homes Win Industry Honor

Tiny Modular Homes Win Industry Honor

This development was created under firm constraints set by local zoning officials.

Modular Home Builder Introduces Tiny Home Line

Modular Home Builder Introduces Tiny Home Line

This small modular home is designed for permanent living.

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Prefabricated (prefab) homes are created off-site and sent in sections to make the building process more efficient, reducing jobsite waste and costs.

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