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August 3, 2011

Builder News Magazine

May 5, 2011 – Blu Homes raised $12.5 million dollars, and Builder News Magazine covered the story. Read more about Blu Homes capital raising success here.

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August 3, 2011

WorldChanging: A User’s Guide for the 21st Century

Spring 2011 – Blu Homes’ Breezehouse was featured in the newest edition of this acclaimed book. Read more about the Breezehouse feature here.

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August 3, 2011

The Republican / Masslive.com

April 17, 2011 – Springfield newspaper The Republican tours the Blu Homes factory and reflects on Blu after one year in its East Longmeadow factory. Read the Blu Homes factory story here.

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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 24, 2011

Sunset Magazine's Dream Awards

March 24, 2011 — We are psyched to announce that a Blu Breezehouse is featured in Sunset Magazine's Dream Garden Awards (April 2011 edition), as the home belonging to the winning garden for eco chic and sustainable design! Check it out here.

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March 24, 2011

Taking On The Ubiquitous Colonial

March 18, 2011 — Blu co-founder Maura McCarthy was interviewed in the New York Times for a story about modern, green approaches to homebuilding. Read the story here.

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March 24, 2011

Blu Homes Announces That Its Prefab Houses Save Homeowners 50-70% In Energy Costs

March 16, 2011 — Jessica Dailey of Inhabitat writes, "From their ability to fold to their affordable prices, there are already dozens of reason to love Blu Homes, but today the company gives us another: the highly efficient, steel frame homes cost homeowners 50 to 70 percent less to operate than a conventional home." Read full article here.

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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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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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