m2 Green Prefab from Method Homes

It’s been a while since we last mentioned Method Homes, but the company has built a number of green prefabs recently that deserve some mention.  Last December, the company installed this modern modular home, referred to as m2, on a picturesque mountain site in Glacier, Washington.


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Prevent Plug Load Waste with Modlet

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Roof Made with Adaptive Reuse Records

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Sierra Bonita Solar Housing in California

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Austonian Earns 4-Star Green Rating

There’s a lot of green building in Austin, but it’s not all single family.  This luxury residential high-rise, The Austonian, recently received a Four Star rating (which is about the same as LEED Gold) from Austin Energy Green Building.  The building sits on less than three quarters of an acre and was built with enough room for 166 luxury family homes.


By |November 10th, 2010|Categories: LEED, Skyscraper|2 Comments

Audits, Loans, and a Home Energy Score

Today Joe Biden and the Obama Administration unveiled a new program with low-cost energy audits, federally-insured PowerSaver loans, and a new Home Energy Score, according to Wendy Koch of the USA Today.  Details of the program are available now at HomeEnergyScore.gov, which includes an interactive graphic explaining the new score based on a 1 to 10 scale.


By |November 9th, 2010|Categories: Energy Efficiency, Government, News|Tags: , |2 Comments

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