My company designs and
sells custom solar homes.
Soon after we started up in
1988, we realized that
while our homes were less expensive to
own over the long term, they were more
expensive to buy because of the difficulty
of building unique solar features on site.
It was also a challenge to control quality
while building houses across a six-state
area. When we added it all up, modular
construction was the solution.
Modular, Not Double-Wide
Don't confuse framed modular
housing with other forms of factorybuilt
housing. Like "double-wides,"
which are essentially inferior mobile
homes built on a steel over-the-road
frame, modular housing is built in a
factory, but that's where the similarity
ends. A modular home contains
exactly the same