Press Releases

October 12, 2011

Blu Homes Launches the Home Configurator, the First 3-D Visualization and Customization Tool to Give Homebuyers the Power to Personalize and Style their Home Online

Waltham, MA and San Francisco—October 10, 2011—Blu Homes ( www.bluhomes.com ), a leading designer and manufacturer of beautiful, green, precision-built homes, announced today the launch of the Configurator ™. The Configurator allows users to style, visualize and spend time in their own Blu Home in real-time, using a 3-D game-play format. Once a homeowner has completed the design of her choice, Blu then builds each home directly from the client’s 3-D custom model, using precision tooling and...

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October 11, 2011

Blu Homes Launches the 3-D Configurator, to let Homebuyers Personalize their own Home Online

Waltham, MA and San Francisco—October 10, 2011—Blu Homes ( www.bluhomes.com ), a leading designer and manufacturer of beautiful, green, precision-built homes, announced today the launch of the Configurator ™. The Configurator allows users to style, visualize and spend time in their own Blu Home in real-time, using a 3-D game-play format. Once a homeowner has completed the design of her choice, Blu then builds each home directly from the client’s 3-D custom model, using precision tooling and...

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September 27, 2011

Blu Homes Unfolds Green Faculty Homes at Rhode Island’s Portsmouth Abbey School

September 27, 2011 - Blu Homes ( www.bluhomes.com ), a leading designer and manufacturer of beautiful, green, precision-built homes, based in Boston and San Francisco, announced today the unfolding of two eco-friendly faculty homes at Portsmouth Abbey School, one of the nation’s leading Catholic boarding schools. The two-story Blu “Evolution” homes are Energy Star-rated and LEED certifiable, and will be located on the School’s 500-acre campus on the picturesque shores of Narragansett Bay in...

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September 21, 2011

Blu Homes to Begin Building Green, Precision-Built Homes in New West Coast Manufacturing Facility Later this Fall

September 20, 2011 — Blu Homes ( bluhomes.com ) announced today that it is opening a 250,000 sq ft manufacturing facility on the historic naval base on Mare Island, Vallejo, California. This factory will allow the green homebuilder to meet growing demand for its architect-designed, precision-built homes. Blu’s proprietary information and building science technology allows it to build homes of extraordinary beauty, quality and environmental performance that drop the life cycle costs of...

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August 20, 2011

Green Homebuilder, Blu Homes, Introduces the Lofthouse™

August 17, 2011 — Blu Homes ( www.bluhomes.com ) announces the Lofthouse™, the latest home designed by Blu’s world-class architects. Using Blu’s proprietary information and building science technology, the Lofthouse offers homeowners the same extraordinary construction and environmental quality as all of Blu’s designs with the unique flexibility to personalize their home to either a traditional or contemporary aesthetic. “The Lofthouse is a beautiful, precision-built green home that fits the...

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August 11, 2011

Car Show to Benefit Western Massachusetts Tornado Victims

July 7, 2011 -- More than 300 vehicles will gather on the Blu Homes and Lenox Tools properties in East Longmeadow on Saturday for a car show to benefit those affected by the recent tornadoes in Western Massachusetts. The Springfield area saw the destruction or damage of hundreds of homes and businesses in the recent disaster. After recently celebrating its factory's one year anniversary in East Longmeadow, Blu Homes continues to deeply value its role in this local community. "These tornadoes...

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August 11, 2011

Green Prefab Homebuilder, Blu Homes, to Preview First 3D Home Configuration Tool at Dwell on Design

June 2, 2011 — What if you could walk through your dream home before the foundation was ever poured? Compare the way cabinet finish, site orientation, and siding choices impact the way it feels to live in a space? Experience light as it moves through a room? With “The Configurator,” Blu Homes’ online 3D customization tool, all this will be possible for the first time to homebuyers. Blu Homes ( www.bluhomes.com ), the largest green prefab homebuilder in the U.S., is offering previews of “The...

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May 6, 2011

Blu Homes Raises $12.5 Million In Growth Capital

May 4, 2011 — Green prefab builder Blu Homes ( www.bluhomes.com ) today announced that it has raised $12.5 million from private investors, bringing total investment to $25 million since its founding in 2007. These funds will be primarily used to expand its engineering and manufacturing capacity to meet growing demand. “With our homes going up in 12 States and the first international units sold, we are investing to expand our capacity, grow our team and develop additional products,” said Bill...

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March 16, 2011

As Energy Prices Spike, Blu Homes Enable Homeowners To Cut Monthly Home Energy Expenses 50-70% Thanks To Hybrid-Like Efficiency

March 16, 2011 — With oil prices rising again, Blu Homes today announced that its highly efficient, innovative steel-framed homes cost on average 50 to 70 percent less to operate on a monthly basis than conventional homes. Performing significantly beyond even Energy Star standards, Blu’s homes are economically appealing alternatives to the average American house. In many ways, Blu’s homes are the housing equivalent of hybrid vehicles. http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/bluhomes/40398/ “Just as...

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February 16, 2011

Blu Homes Unveils Next Generation Breezehouse

February 16, 2011 — Green Builder Blu Homes, Inc. today announced the launch of its reimagined Breezehouse® design ( http://www.bluhomes.com/homes/breezehouse ), now available nationwide thanks to Blu’s revolutionary steel-frame folding technology. Spacious, light-filled, and designed to the highest green standards, the new Breezehouse is Blu’s most luxurious design to date. “We are so pleased to be able to offer this remarkable home to clients across the country for the very first time,” said...

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