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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 25, 2010

Blu Relaunches Glidehouse Green Prefab

August 24, 2010 - By Preston Koerner Blu Homes continues to dominate the green prefab world. Today the company announced the relaunch of Glidehouse, a gorgeous home originally made famous by Michelle Kaufmann. Glidehouse will be available nationally and built in Blu's own factory using the company's proprietary steel and wood framing system. The new Glidehouse retains all of the signature features of the old design and can be purchased for $360,000+. When constructed, Glidehouse will be...

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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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July 14, 2010

Green Builder Blu Expanding Internationally

July 15, 2010 – Green builder Blu Homes, Inc. today announced it sold two homes to Indigo Island Homes to serve as model homes. The homes, one a Blu Element design and the other a Blu Origin, are expected to be delivered to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, in early 2011. Indigo and Blu also signed a distribution agreement allowing Indigo to market Blu’s homes in the U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Indigo Island Homes will sell both Blu brands, Blu Homes and mkDesigns...

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June 24, 2010

East Longmeadow Company Builds Green Homes

By Ray Hershel EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (abc40)-- A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Monday in East Longmeadow for Blu Homes. The company manufactures green, environmentally friendly modular homes. Bill Haney is the President of Blu Homes, "The goal is to build homes that could drop your energy bills by 75%, that cost $100,000 or less and they could be built on site in a week There are three homes currently under construction at the East Longmeadow plant. Company officials say Blu Homes are built...

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June 23, 2010

Green Homes Builder Blu Opens 80,000 Square Foot Manufacturing Facility in Western Mass.

June 23, 2010 – Blu Homes, Inc. today announced it officially opened an 80,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in East Longmeadow, Mass. Congressman Richard E. Neal, East Longmeadow Selectman Jim Driscoll and Mass. State Rep. Brian Ashe participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to mark the opening. Blu builds modern, healthy, green buildings for commercial and residential use and previously manufactured in Littleton, Mass. “It’s great to see innovative young technology companies...

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June 23, 2010

Start-up company building energy efficient, eco-friendly prefabricated homes

WAMC Northeast Public Radio reported on the ribbon-cutting ceremony at our new factory in East Longmeadow, Mass. Listen to the podcast here.

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May 27, 2010

Green Homes Builder Blu Launches Additions

May 27, 2010 - Green homes builder Blu Homes, Inc. today announced it launched its additions products, part of the Blu | Origin line of beautiful, eco-friendly green prefab buildings. The Galloni family of Massachusetts purchased a beautiful Origin addition with 11' high ceilings, and is excited for summer in their lovely and newly expanded vacation cottage in coastal New Hampshire. "We love our Origin addition," said homeowner Ray Galloni. "We were drawn to Blu's green features, its unique...

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