Advantages of Building Prefab Right Sized Homes

Learn Advantages of Building Prefab Right Sized Homes

About this course:

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 – Fabulous Small Houses.

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.

CEUs: 1 hour

1 hour in GBCI AIA(HSW) Certified Green Professional (NARI & CGP) AIBD Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP) State Architect / Builder License may be applicable

You'll learn:

  • 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


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Green Home Institute
Green Home Institute

The GreenHome Institute is a 501 c3 non profit with a mission to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in the construction and renovation of the places we live. We have certified over 6,000 green homes and trained over 15,000 professionals in residential green building.


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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