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A modular prefab green home

Published February 19, 2012 by housecrazy

It’s almost an oxymoron. But there is such a thing.

A company by the nifty name of Greenfab in Seattle, Washington builds modular homes that are “fast to build, of the highest quality, incredibly energy efficient, healthy, strong, and at an affordable starting price.”

I try not to be a house snob – I like any type of domicile – but from the stories on the news about modular homes having toxic formaldehyde poisoning, caving in under a strong gust of wind, and so on, modular homes don’t exactly scream “strong” and “healthy” to me… especially in the same sentence.

But what do I know. Innovative, eco-oriented designers and builders have been putting site-built homes to shame lately.

Check out one of Greenfab’s latest Seattle projects:

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