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Republican governor embraces Northeast Maglev headquarters in Baltimore

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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Republicans aren’t known for backing big public transportation projects, so when Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan visited Japan last June and took a ride on a high-speed magnetic levitation train outside Tokyo, supporters of a maglev line between Washington, D.C. and New York City were pleasantly surprised at the governor’s response. “It was an incredible experience, even more impressive than I expected,” [...]

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13 energy-efficient modules make up this prefab modern home in Maryland – Inhabitat (blog)

Monday, September 21, 2015

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Inhabitat (blog) 13 energy-efficient modules make up this prefab modern home in Maryland Inhabitat (blog) Need more proof that factory-fabricated homes can be beautiful? Look no further than Washington, D.C.-based architect Robert Gurney's bm Modular One, an award winning prefab house built in Bethesda, Maryland. Designed to be flexible, affordable, and … Continue here: 13 energy-efficient [...]

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After rebounding from housing crash, home building expected to level off in NJ – NorthJersey.com

Saturday, September 19, 2015

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NorthJersey.com After rebounding from housing crash, home building expected to level off in NJ NorthJersey.com NEW BRUNSWICK — After rebounding from the deepest downturn since World War II, home building in New Jersey is likely to level off in the next few years, an economist said Friday at R/ECON, Rutgers University's semiannual economic forecasting … Originally [...]

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Modular homes fill a need in times of calm and storms – Newsworks.org

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

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Newsworks.org Modular homes fill a need in times of calm and storms Newsworks.org Ritz-Craft, based in the central Pennsylvania town of Mifflinburg, constructed the homes off-site before shipping them in pieces. Separately, each section looks like a mobile home , but once stacked and decorated, they are nearly indistinguishable from … More here: Modular homes [...]

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Worker burned after gas line rupture at home construction site – West Virginia MetroNews

Monday, August 17, 2015

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West Virginia MetroNews Worker burned after gas line rupture at home construction site West Virginia MetroNews WINFIELD, W.Va. — A worker was burned when a natural gas line exploded at a house construction site in Putnam County on Monday afternoon. The explosion and fire occurred after a contractor struck the four-inch line while working on [...]

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New style Habitat House makes debut in Delaware – Newsworks.org

Friday, June 19, 2015

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Newsworks.org New style Habitat House makes debut in Delaware Newsworks.org The Typamm's house is a first for Habitat for Humanity. Their ranch style, three bedroom home is the first modular home built by the organization. The modular type program was featured in a February program on First, which airs on WHYY TV at 5:30 and … [...]

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Tiny houses still have room for what matters – The News Journal

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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The News Journal Tiny houses still have room for what matters The News Journal Your safest bet is a modular -style bookcase that looks like open square boxes stacked on top of one another, such as Ikea's Kallax Shelving Unit ($139, www.ikea.com), which comes in white, black and birch finishes and has 16 cubes. • [...]

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In Japanese, mastery of the space-time continuum is just a few words away

Monday, May 11, 2015

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The University of Virginia School of Architecture has gone as far as to call the Japanese modular home-building industry “clearly the most sophisticated in the world.” I can’t say whether Japanese is the most sophisticated language in the world … Continue here: In Japanese, mastery of the space-time continuum is just a few words away

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Tips To Install A Residential Solar System With A VA Home Loan – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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Tips To Install A Residential Solar System With A VA Home Loan Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) As veterans learn about their options for mortgages , The Federal Savings Bank, a veteran owned lender thinks they should think about the long-term costs of owning a home . In addition to paying their mortgage , there are [...]

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Reservists build homes for Native American families

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Sixteen reservists from the 419th Civil Engineer Squadron joined Airmen from the 459th Civil Engineer Squadron from Andrews AFB, Maryland, to support the Southwest Indian Foundation in the construction of modular homes in … Read the rest here: Reservists build homes for Native American families

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