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April 7, 2010

“The single biggest advance in the industry in years”

Treehugger calls Blu’s folding technology “the single biggest advance in the industry in years” ! Read the full article here: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/02/blu-homes-unfolds-reinvention.php

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January 27, 2010

Green Builder Blu Homes Unfolds Second Green Home Product Line Blu|Element

January 27, 2010 — Green Builder Blu Homes, Inc. today announced the launch of its Blu|Element Green Home product line and delivery of its first Element to Charlestown, RI native and local school bus driver Rainy Day. Blu|Element Green homes are eco-friendly and designed as an intimate single-family primary residence or charming vacation cottage or retirement home. Element is designed with value in mind and it maximizes living space. It features lovely high ceilings and abundant windows making...

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December 3, 2009

Blu Opens First-Of-A-Kind Manufacturing Facility for Green Houses in Massachusetts

December 3, 2009 - Blu Homes, Inc. today announced it recently opened a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Littleton, Mass. to build modern, healthy, green buildings for commercial and residential use. The Littleton facility currently employs 16 people full-time and routinely hires additional subcontractors from the nearby communities. Blu's break-through computer modeling, unique folding technology and unusual use of a hybrid steel and wood frame allows it to manufacture buildings that...

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December 3, 2009

Blu Unfolds First-Of-A-Kind Green, Factory-Built Product Line

December 3, 2009 - Blu Homes, Inc. today announced the launch of its Origin product line. Blu's break-through folding technology and information technology modeling, factory construction and stronger materials allowed Blu to recently deliver four Origins to the new late night talk show Lopez Tonight . The buildings are serving as the host's personal dressing room, the "green" room (guest waiting area) and two guest dressing rooms for the recently launched late night show. Blu | Origins are eco-...

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November 16, 2009

Innovation Economy: This New House

As some prefab companies fold, others jump on a down market By Scott Kirsner, Globe Columnist , Boston Sunday Globe November 15, 2009 - Inside a cavernous factory in Littleton, where the MBTA's new fleet of Green Line trains was assembled, a crew of construction workers is now building houses. It's the sort of vast space where the ceilings seem high enough to spawn their own weather systems. The two steel-and-wood houses being built this month in Blu Homes Inc.'s facility here are the company's...

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October 7, 2009

Family Moves Into State-Of-The Art, Eco-Friendly Blu "Chalet" in Breckenridge, Colorado

October 7, 2009 - Blu Homes, Inc. today announced its first home completed in Colorado. Clients Michael and Nikki Fischer recently became the first residents of a custom Blu "Chalet", one of Blu's growing line of eco-friendly, accessible homes and buildings. The Blu|Chalet is expected to be widely available as a Blu standard design by mid-2010. The Fischers are an example of a growing group of Blu homebuyers looking for beautiful, eco-friendly, high tech homes. The Fischer Chalet, combined with...

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September 29, 2009

Inhabitat: Exciting New Development

Inhabitat 9/29/09 Breaking News: Blu Homes Acquires Michelle Kaufmann Prefab Designs. An exciting new development in the world of prefab designs happened today when Blu Homes, an East coast prefab home designer, announced that they had acquired the assets of mkDesigns, Michelle Kaufmann's prefab home design company. Read full post here.

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September 29, 2009

Jetson Green: Blu Homes Acquires Iconic MKD Designs

Blu Homes Acquires Iconic MKD DesignsWritten by Preston Koerner | September 28, 2009 | Photo credit: Brian Jones Today, Blu Homes and Michelle Kaufmann announced that Blu Homes has purchased all the assets of mkDesigns, including the rights to several Michelle Kaufmann Designs (MKD) homes, such as the Glidehouse, Breezehouse, mkLotus, and mkSolaire.* With the news, Michelle Kaufmann has joined the advisory board of Blu Homes and will consult the company in applying the MKD designs to Blu Homes...

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September 29, 2009

The Alternative Consumer Is Delighted By Acquisition

Big fans of the Glidehouse, mkLotus and Sunset Breezehouse, The Alternative Consumer reports that it is 'delighted to hear' that Blu Homes has acquired the assets of mkDesigns. Read article here.

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September 28, 2009

Blu Homes Acquires Assets of mkDesigns, Home Designs by Green Prefab Pioneer Michelle Kaufmann

[flashvideo file=/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/blu_kaufmann_092709.flv image=/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/About-Blu-Homes.jpg /] September 29, 2009 - Fast growing eco-housing company Blu Homes® today announced it has acquired the assets of mkDesigns, highly successful green prefab home designs by Michelle Kaufmann, including the Glidehouse™, mkLotus™, and Sunset Breezehouse™. By applying its proprietary technology to these designs, Blu Homes plans to make them available across the U.S. Through its...

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