Advantages of building Prefab right sized homes

by Nicholas

Advantages of building Prefab right sized homes

This will review some of the misconceptions about prefab, advantages of using prefab and the advantages of building small with examples of some of those from my current book – Preabulous Small Houses.

Lessons Learned

– Basic understanding of what prefab homes are compared to site built
– Learn what are the various types of prefab designs are available for healthier housing
– Know the environmental and material advantages of prefab housing
– Learn the basics of right-sized housing which increases energy efficiency without sacrificing comfort

Continuing Education Units (CEUS)

NARI Green
Certified Green Professional (CGP)
Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP)
May be applicable to your state-based design or contractor license*


Sheri Koones’ latest book is Prefabulous Small Houses which profiles 32 of the most energy smaller_version-presenterefficient and small sustainable houses in North America. Her previous books include Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe, Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid, Prefabulous + Sustainable, Prefabulous, House About It, Modular Mansions, and From Sand Castles to Dream Houses. She won the prestigious Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Award from NAREE in 2008, 2011, and 2013. Sheri is also a columnist, freelance writer, and speaker.