Prefabricated fireplaces warm, accessorize homes
Sioux City Journal
Prefabricated natural gas or propane fireplaces, which are sealed for combustion and directly vent outside the home through a wall, account for over half of the fireplace sales at Kalin's Indoor Comfort, 1715 Fourth St. Electric fireplaces are second ...
Innovations that will transform home of the future
Once assembled, the modular kits could enable homes to go off grid or, by storing energy in batteries within the canopy, provide back-up power in case the grid goes down. "In the wake of Hurricane Sandy's destruction, NRG began to take a more urgent ...
Blu Homes to Build First Home on Shelter Island
EIN News (press release)
5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to build a new home that would gracefully transition into a full-time, eco-friendly residence, Warren and Sally Baker turned to Blu® Homes, Inc. ("Blu"), the leading builder of precision-engineered, green prefab homes.
Experimental Website Lets You Download Amazing House Blueprints for Free
Chilean firm Panorama designed the Bolt house to be a series of prefab modules that are highly adaptable to whatever ground condition they're built on, and Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao designed a modular concrete house that can be expanded along ...
The Cost Of Energy Efficient Windows
Jefferson Public Radio
Two prefabricated houses serve as experiements for researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash. Researchers found that triple-paned windows are energy efficient, but expensive. RICHLAND, Wash. -- If you're looking to keep out ...