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Tiny Homes in Hope Valley RV Resort – Salem, Oregon

My recent visit to Hope Valley RV Resort in Salem, Oregon was to see how a community of Park Models was planned and constructed. I was told to go see in its early development. Originally Hope Valley was an old KOA campground for travel trailers. The owners decided to rebuild this campground and transformed it […]

MHI National Energy Efficient Award 2018

April 2014 home built Recently completed a 2000 sq ft Modular Home on 3 acres in Paso Robles, CA. This is projected to operate at Practically ZERO utility cost in this climate zone. This Modular Home won a “CA ADVANCED HOME” rebate from PGE

New Book Release: Zero Net Energy Case Study Homes: Volume 1

If one were to try and build a better house. One must start with the building envelope for all residential housing to achieve Zero Net Energy (ZNE). It is financial risk for an architect, builder to prove the home performance prior to living in the home to the homeowner. Traditional construction has a history of […]

Cleaner Home

https://www.builderonline.com/building/building-science/nine-best-practices-for-building-a-healthier-home_o?utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=jump&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BBU_032315&day=2015-03-23&he=e70aa86b73f18403597f3a7219cac0dffd622be9   I feel this article describes the type of home most people are demanding today. The article’s checklist is useful for those considering buying a new or used home.

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA Newport Pacific Capital, Inc., and Modular Lifestyles, Inc. bring Off Grid living to LLC Communities

Newport Pacific Capital, a national full-service property management company catering to the MHP and RV/Marina industries, and affiliate Modular Lifestyles, Inc., teamed up with Cavco Industries to build an “off grid” home product that would help to change the old “trailer park” image of their industry.  The “Quest” Off Grid home has been travelling around […]