Saturday, August 29, 2015

Rebuilding Green After Hurricane Katrina

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It's hard to believe that's it's been 10 years since Katrina set her eye on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. So much of the media was focused on New Orleans, but the entire Gulf Coast especially in Mississippi has yet to fully recover from her wrath.
When it became obvious that here was going to be extensive loss of housing , the Manufactured Housing Institute and the manufactured housing community sprung into action to make sue that people would have a place to live that was safe.
A few years after the storm MHI's magazine: Modern Homes had an article written by Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber with photography by Lisa Stewart Photography that shared what progress had been made, and what an important part of the rebuilding process manufactured housing played.
You can read a copy of the article here.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Solar Housing That's Built in a Factory


It's amazing what opportunities are becoming available with modular and manufactured housing.

Steven Lefler and Modular Lifestyles have just launched a new home designed with Roof Solar Shingles that are installed in the factory.These shingles fit right in with traditionally styled shingles, and can be a real game changer as far as solar energy.

We can't wait to see more examples of these beautiful homes.