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Born From Everywhere

When Unity founder Tedd Benson gives presentations about the company, he often includes a slide with the title “Born from Everywhere.” The slide provides an overview of the many ways in which Unity and Bensonwood have learned from other countries […]

A Tale of Three Nanos

What do a cluster of three workforce cottages on Cape Cod, a home for simple living in Greenfield, MA, and a poolside guest cabana in […]

Where Unity Builds

“Could you build a home for me in California?” is one of the more common questions that our sales team hears. In fact, California and […]

Tours of New Production Facility

“Thanks for a great tour.  Mind-blowing impressive is the only way to describe your facility.  Definitely the future.” – A builder from Massachusetts who attended […]

Built-in Comfort

We love this house because it’s so comfortable. Sandy and Mark, Unity homeowners in Guilford, VT Why is it that for many Unity homeowners, “comfortable” […]

Project Download: A Xyla in Vermont

Like many Unity clients, Sandy and Mark came to us looking for a retirement home that would be high performance and net zero. They had […]

Solar Powered Production for High Performance Homes

Next week at our production facility in Keene, we plan to pull a lever on a large switch and power will begin to flow into […]

Unity and Bensonwood: Model 3 and Model S?

“What’s the difference between Unity and Bensonwood?” This is a question that both Unity and Bensonwood field fairly often, and one that we have been […]

Unity Announces Strategic Partnership with CertainTeed

Unity Homes is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with CertainTeed, a leading manufacturer of building materials and a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the […]

Where Are the Women?

Stacey Delgado, the most recent addition to Unity’s project management team, had an interesting reaction to her first day on the job with Unity: “There’s […]

Is Off-site Construction the Future of Homebuilding?

Anyone considering having a new home built faces a fundamental question: whether to pursue a path based on off-site construction (generally panelized or modular), or […]

How to Begin?

The recent warm weather seems to be inspiring potential clients to think more earnestly about building a new home, because the number of initial inquiries […]

Warm Homes for Cold Days

Here in New England, we’ve recently had several spells of brutally cold weather, and there’s more to come. The high temperature forecast for this Saturday […]

Unity’s Options for Project Delivery

Comparing Whole House, Tempo and Shell Packages Most visitors to Unity’s website are probably familiar with the three different project delivery methods that we offer: […]

Unity Celebrates Five Years

In a low-key, in-house ceremony last month that involved cider donuts, coffee and brief remarks by founder Tedd Benson, Unity Homes celebrated its Five Year […]

Production Beginning at New Facility!

Machines are humming, wood is flying and panels are being produced at the new production facility in Keene that will serve both Unity and Bensonwood. […]

Tiny Houses and Unity’s Nano

On Labor Day Weekend, Unity Homes joined several thousand other small home enthusiasts in Brattleboro, VT to celebrate sustainable building solutions at the second annual Tiny […]

Summer Montage

We are having a busy summer here at Unity Homes! In addition to working on our new production facility and other long-term initiatives, we are […]