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May 20, 2010

Smart Money: Green House In A Box

By Alyssa Abkowitz - June 2010 "Eco-friendly designs are helping prefab homes lose their low-rent image. Our reporter helps (Blu) build one in a day...." Read full article here: Smart Money June 2010 Blu Homes

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May 20, 2010

Blu Homes Releases New Unfolding Balance Home

By Bridgette Meinhold, 05/19/10 Blu Homes is making waves in the modular housing world and just today released yet another spectacular energy efficient prefab home . The Blu |Balance home is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 16′ foot ceilinged residence with many customizable options and tons of green features. Most interestingly though, is that the whole home comes shipped to you on 2 trucks and is then unfolded on site and can be bolted together in only 5 days. Less waste and more haste! The new Blu...

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May 20, 2010

Blu Launches Spacious Balance Prefab

By Preston Koerner | May 19, 2010 | topics: News , Prefab , Residential Blu Homes , a green prefab startup out of Massachusetts, is on a tear with $7 million in new cash and a contemporary set of homes. Today the company announced its latest design called Balance , which is a 1,632 square foot single-level home that prices from about $270,000. Balance is factory-built, ships anywhere in the country on two trucks, and unfolds to a spacious 34' wide and 48' long with 16' ceilings. In the end,...

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May 19, 2010

Green Homes Builder Blu Lauches Fourth Product In Six Months

May 19, 2010 – Green homes builder Blu Homes, Inc. today announced it launched its newest prefab green home, the Blu | Balance. The eco-friendly and spacious Blu | Balance is the largest Blu design at more than 1,600 square feet. The one-story home has a flexible floor plan and comes with two or three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The prefabricated Blu | Balance is much more spacious than a conventional modular home, unfolding to 34’ wide with 16’ ceilings, and because of Blu's unique...

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May 14, 2010

Green Builder Blu Raises $7 million

Green builder Blu Homes Inc., a Waltham company that specializes in building green homes, said it has raised more than $7 million from private investors. "The funds will be used primarily to support new product development, R&D, and sales and marketing," the company said in a press release. Blu said its buildings comes in a variety of models, sizes and floor plans, all allowing for interactive customer design involvement. Blu said its homes feature a combination of "healthy, cool, and green...

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May 14, 2010

Green Builder Raises $7 Million

May 14, 2010 – Green builder Blu Homes, Inc. today announced it has raised more than $7 million from private investors. The funds will be used primarily to support new product development, R&D and sales and marketing. “This financing will be used to scale our business,” said Bill Haney, co-founder and president of Blu. “The market for beautiful, green, healthy homes is sizeable and we have a unique product at a reasonable price that homeowners, developers and corporations across the country...

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May 14, 2010

Rhode Island Couple Moves Into Green, Beautiful Blu|Element

May 14, 2010 – Green builder Blu Homes, Inc., today announced that Charlestown, RI homeowners Rainy Day and Eileen Cullinane have moved into their brand new Green home. Blu|Element homes are eco-friendly and designed as an intimate single-family primary residence or charming vacation cottage or retirement home. The Element is also suitable for academic or institutional use as student, faculty or visitor housing. Blu|Elements range from 800 square feet to about 1,100 square feet and start at $...

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April 28, 2010

The Reminder: Unique manufacturing company set to create new jobs

EAST LONGMEADOW -- Bringing in new jobs, a new business and strengthening partnerships in the green industry means East Longmeadow will soon be going "blu." Jim Driscoll, chair of the East Longmeadow Green Committee, announced at the committee's meeting on April 20 that Blu Homes Inc. will soon be moving its manufacturing business into town as the first anchor in what will become a green technology park. Founded in 2007, Blu Homes builds green homes suitable for a wide range of residential,...

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April 12, 2010

Yoga Journal: House in Harmony

Blu Homes clients Michael and Nikki Fischer are featured in the May 2010 edition of Yoga Journal. 'They're designed to be minimalist, energy efficient, and light on the landscape (modern prefab, Blu homes) and yogis like Michael Fischer say they encourage mindfulness and respect for the earth.' Read the full article here: Blu_Yoga Journal .

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April 8, 2010

Green Builder Blu Homes Launches First Two-Story Home, Blu | Evolution

March 31, 2010 – Green builder Blu Homes, Inc., today announced the launch of its first two-story Green home, the Blu | Evolution. Blu | Evolution Green homes are eco-friendly and designed for single-family homes, townhomes and development communities. The Evolution comes with three or four bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Like all Blu homes, the Evolution is designed with value in mind and it maximizes living space. It features a beautiful roof deck, high ceilings, an open floor plan with a...

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