Press Releases

February 11, 2011

Green Builder Blu Homes Sees Increase In Baby Boomers Choosing Eco-Prefab Homes

Jan. 12, 2011 — Green builder Blu Homes, Inc. ( www.bluhomes.com ) today announced that more baby boomers are building its green prefab designs which offer spacious, elegant, single-story retirement living.( http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/bluhomes/40397/ ) The Mintzes, a Washington couple, purchased the first re-imagined iconic Glidehouse® design from Blu ( www.mkdesigns.com/homes/glidehouse ). The home will be shipped and unfolded this spring in Vashon Island, Washington. “The only way my...

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November 30, 2010

Green Home Builder Applauds Advisor John Adams For Winning Nation's Highest Civilian Honor, The Medal Of Freedom

Novemeber 29, 2010 - Green home builder Blu Homes, Inc. ( www.bluhomes.com ) today applauded its board member John H. Adams for winning the 2010 Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor. “It’s heartening to see our board member and my close friend John Adams singled out by President Obama for his lifetime of stewardship and his extraordinary leadership in protecting our planet," said Bill Haney, founder and CEO of Blu. "John is an inspiration to us all." John Adams co-founded the...

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November 4, 2010

Green Home Builder Blu Opens West Coast Office

November 4, 2010 – Green home builder Blu Homes, Inc. ( www.bluhomes.com ) today introduces its West Coast team, opening a new office in San Francisco. Paul Warner, former president of Michelle Kaufmann Designs, and new creative director for Blu’s mkDesigns line, will run the West Coast design team. Joining him is Blair Porteous, director of West Coast operations, and Milli Josifovska, West Coast sales associate. “California is both the heart of America’s green movement and its advanced...

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October 20, 2010

Green Home Builder Blu Adds Prefab Home Pioneer Michael Harris To Board

October 20, 2010 – Green home builder Blu Homes, Inc. ( www.bluhomes.com ) today announced they have hired Michael Harris as a consultant and appointed him to its board of advisors. Harris has been a career-long innovator in the prefab housing industry. Most recently, he served as president and CEO of Lindal Cedar Homes since 2006. Prior to that, Harris was President and CEO of Deck House, Inc. of Acton, Mass. where he worked for 31 years. “Not only is Michael one of the most experienced...

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October 7, 2010

Green Home Builder Blu Now Offers “Origin” With Up To Two Bedrooms And Pitched Roof

October 7, 2010 – Green home builder Blu Homes, Inc. today announced the redesigned Blu | Origin, the most affordable and versatile home in its portfolio. Previously designed as a studio or home addition, the Origin is now available as a complete home with one or two bedrooms, an optional pitched roof and a deluxe kitchen. Other new green options include LED lighting and standard radiant floor heating and, like all Blu homes, the Origin features high ceilings and abundant windows and natural...

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September 28, 2010

Green Home Builder Blu Releases More Versatile "Element" With Up To 3 Bedrooms And Many Stylish Extras

September 28, 2010 - Green home builder Blu Homes, Inc. today announced the newest versions of Blu │ Element. Blu │ Element offers versatile and elegant design with up to 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths, along with up to 12’ high ceilings and abundant windows and natural light. New deluxe kitchen design and more standard green options like LED lighting and radiant floor heating are among the other features rounding out this beautiful, green prefab home. “Like all Blu homes, the new Elements are...

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September 7, 2010

Green Home Builder Blu Names NRDC Founder And Duke Of Bedford To Board

September 7, 2010 – Green home builder Blu Homes, Inc., today announced that John H. Adams, co-founder of Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and Duke of Bedford Andrew Russell have joined its board of directors. “I am honored to have John Adams and Andrew Russell join the Blu team,” said Bill Haney, Blu Homes CEO. “The leadership they have shown over the past 30 years, their deep understanding of the environmental and real estate communities and their business prowess will help to guide...

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September 2, 2010

Green Builder Blu Homes Stands Up to Hurricane Force Winds

September 2, 2010 — Blu Homes, Inc. today announced that its Blu and mkDesigns homes are designed to withstand wind loads of up to 120 mph. The company has now released an extended upgrade option that will withstand 180 mph winds with its specialized reinforced steel structures. Blu|Homes and mkDesigns products are built with safety and durability in mind, utilizing a heavy gauge steel frame that allows families living on the Gulf Coast, Caribbean, Florida, and coastal regions throughout the U...

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August 24, 2010

Green Home Builder Blu Uses Proprietary Technology To Roll Out Eco-Luxury mkDesigns Nationwide

August 24, 2010 — Green home builder Blu Homes, Inc., today announced the launch of the first product in its mkDesigns line, the Glidehouse®. Nationally recognized for setting the standard in beautiful prefabricated architecture, Glidehouse, has previously only been available to a limited, west coast market and is now available nationwide. “The Glidehouse is an elegant and innovative green design, and we are delighted to offer this spectacular home,” said Bill Haney, CEO of Blu Homes, Inc. “...

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July 27, 2010

Blu Featured in Premiere of "This New House" Thursday on DIY Network

July 27, 2010 – Green builder Blu Homes, Inc. today announced it will be featured in the premiere episode of “This New House” on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 8 p.m. ET on DIY Network. Join host Kevin O’Connor, also of “This Old House”, as he visits a Blu installation in Charlestown, Rhode Island and shows a house literally unfold. The home featured on “This New House” is a Blu|Element, which is eco-friendly and designed as a lovely single-family primary residence, vacation cottage or retirement...

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