June 25, 2013
VALLEJO — Blu Homes, a prefabricated home builder with a 250,000-square-foot manufacturing facility on Vallejo’s Mare Island, on Tuesday said it raised another $65 million from current and new investors.
June 3, 2013
WINDSOR — As construction with factory-built wood and light-gauge steel panels gains popularity for reducing labor costs, project timetables and waste, a 5-year-old company is betting demand will grow like a weed for studless, highly strong and energy-efficient walls made of bamboo panels.
October 22, 2012
NOVATO — Blu Homes, a Vallejo and Massachusetts-based manufacturer of energy efficient, prefabricated homes, has entered into an agreement with Homeward Bound of Marin to construct a $4 million affordable and supportive housing project in Novato.
March 19, 2012
NAPA and VALLEJO — A new phase of North Bay home manufacturing is rolling out of factories in Napa and Vallejo.
December 1, 2011
VALLEJO — Massachusetts-based Blu Homes today opened a 250,000-square-foot factory in Vallejo, where the company plans to eventually employ 500 and turning out that many of the company’s high-tech, high-green manufactured dwellings annually.
June 13, 2011
NAPA — In a south Napa industrial park, Healthy Buildings Technology Group is putting the final design tweaks on a steel-framed panel construction system set to be assembled this summer into two prototype ultragreen homes in the city.
January 31, 2011
NAPA — Bob Massaro, long a strong advocate for green-building projects and standards in Napa Valley, has constructed a new venture to bring environmentally conscious features more affordably to homes, apartments and classrooms via factory-built building panels.
December 20, 2010
ROHNERT PARK — Codding Steel Frame Solutions, a light-gauge metal stud panel manufacturer, has enjoyed strong revenue growth and is lining up projects next year that could double that growth and require a second shift.