Housing stock is under pressure globally, rents are rising, and at the same time living space is becoming…
When it comes to sustainable living, our homes have an important part to play. Alternatives like earthship homes, modular homes, factory built homes, and passive houses can really reduce the carbon footprint of our houses, but they aren't affordable for most people yet.
Net Zero Home Build: My Biggest Regret Building My New House. There are a lot of different paths you can take to get to a net-zero home. Everything from passive homes to earthships to modular and factory built houses. You can retrofit an existing building or you can build a new one.
One of the benefits of a factory built home is that the insulated wall panels are assembled in a climate controlled facility. However, they still need to get assembled on site … and that’s when mother nature can take her revenge. My factory built house started getting raised on site at the beginning of January and the New England weather didn’t want to cooperate … which got me a little worried about water soaking the insulation inside the wall panels.