Blu Homes creates new green modular home

| by Teena Hammond
Blu Homes creates new green modular home

The Lofthouse is the latest in the lineup of green modular structures at Blu Homes. The two-story home can be personalized into a traditional or contemporary aesthetic.

"The Lofthouse is a beautiful, precision-built green home that fits the architectural vernacular of traditional and historic communities," said Maura McCarthy, Blu Homes' co-founder and vice president of sales and marketing. "The charming exterior of the traditional version of the Lofthouse is reminiscent of a New England barn-style home, complete with Colonial-style windows and shutters. The more modern version does away with shutters and expands the windows to provide an uninterrupted view and a true indoor/outdoor living experience."

Blu Homes feature structural steel frames that allow for high ceilings, open spaces and natural light. In addition, the steel construction's strength withstands high snow loads, seismic activity and high winds, and is also fire, mold and termite resistant.

All Blu finishes, fittings, appliances and systems offer high indoor air quality and leading environmental performance for healthier living spaces. Blu Homes can be put up on a building site in one day, and completed in just two weeks.

The Lofthouse starts at $355,000 for the base model, with two-, three- or four-bedrooms and three baths.

A slideshow of images of modular houses from Blu Homes shows interior and exterior views of The Lofthouse and other floor plans.

For more information, see our Building a Green Home research center.

Topics: Building Green, Indoor Air Quality, Modular / Prefab, Paint | Low VOC and No VOC

Teena Hammond
Teena Hammond has published more than 2,000 articles in People and W magazines, Women's Wear Daily, and in dozens of newspapers and books. She also wrote a home improvement, remodeling and decor column that ran in Gannett newspapers nationwide. She's interested in all things green and would love to hear from you with your story ideas.

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