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Panelized Homes: We’re In On The Secret to Energy Efficiency

Prefab homes used to bring to mind images of homes that were, shall we say, less than grand. But that was then. Today, Yankee Barn Homes panelized construction system produces beautiful homes with superior energy efficiency. Prefabrication has come a l-o-n-g way since the 1960s and YBH is at the forefront of the panelized build movement. Common wisdom on prefab homes is this: they are higher quality, more sustainable than stick-built, and…

The Post & Beam Outdoor Room

Beam Outdoor Room, it never fails; at this time of year my attention turns outside. Having survived another winter, I’m feeling as though I want to spend as much time as possible outdoors. Once the yard is cleaned up and the gardens tended (okay,  those two things are ongoing, months-long projects), it’s time to kick…

It’s True, Green is the New Black!

Building green isn’t just about catch phrases like carbon footprint, energy star rating and using expensive trendy flooring like bamboo.  It’s not about labels and trademarks, but creating a healthier environment for ourselves and our family and friends to enjoy.  Unhealthy chemicals are all around us.  They are in everything we touch, breath, and sleep…