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Press Kit

Everything you'll need for a story on Unity Homes. The Press Kit includes:

  • High-rez. Unity Logo (eps format)
  • High-rez. renderings of each Unity family
  • Photographs of Unity Homes
  • Photographs of Unity's Build Process and featured systems
  • Tedd Benson's Biographgy (rtf format)
  • Energy performance data on Unity Homes

The zipped archive is 60 MB. Download it here.

Press Releases

Unity Homes Raises the Bar

With the launch of Unity Homes, homebuyers will be able to enjoy a home built with: high-quality materials that are low maintenance; the highest levels of energy efficiency; the security of solid construction; the comfort of a light filled, healthy living environment; and an expectation of hundreds of years of service — the critically important quality standards that are missing from many of today's homes. Unity Homes are designed to both pay back and pay forward. Read More...

Stories About Unity

What's Different About Unity Homes?

Part two of a two part series about Unity Homes

Green Building Advisor: "Pushing the Boundaries of Home Building"

Part one of a two-part article explores the history of Bensonwood Homes and the founding of Unity Homes.

Green Building Advisor: "Unity Homes Combines Prefab with Energy Efficiency"

The article discusses Unity's Passivhaus legacy and gives and overview of the homes.

This Old House 100 Best New Home Products of 2012

"You expect factory-built homes to be efficient, but this one goes way beyond the norm, without breaking the bank." say the editors of This Old House.

Mother Nature Network likes Unity

"While the names of the homes are a touch esoteric, the designs themselves are ... conventional, comfortable, classic."

Unity Homes on

A brief write-up and slide show of Unity Homes is now on

Builder Online covers the Unity launch

"A brand new startup with a 40-year-old soul and big ambitions." calls Unity "The Greenest Prefab on the Market"

"This is a complete rethinking of how houses are built. Most people in North America buy houses that might not last as long as the mortgage; these houses are designed for generations." says Lloyd Alter.

Jetson Green Covers Unity Debut

"An Ultra-efficient Factory-Built Home" says Preston on the highly-regarded green blog.