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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 have the home built in a more typical manner, with the countless individual parts and […]

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 […]

Work Begins on New Production Facility

It’s official! Unity and Bensonwood have begun working on the building in Keene, NH that will become a new production facility serving both companies. The […]

A Primer on Unity’s Design System

“Does Unity have standard plans?” and “Can Unity build my design?” are two of the more common questions we hear from prospective clients (the most […]

Building Tight and Breathing Easy with Blower Doors

At Unity we have strong tradition of education and training, because our work requires that we stay current with the latest tools, materials and systems […]

It Takes a Tribe to Create an Industry

Several Unity representatives recently participated in the Better Buildings by Design conference sponsored by Efficiency Vermont. By bringing together leaders in the green, high performance building industry, […]

The Right Prescription: Connecting Health and High Performance in Homes

Several months ago we received the following comment from Unity clients in Connecticut who had been living in their new home for about two years: […]

Unity’s New Wall Assembly

At Unity Homes, we are constantly striving for the optimal balance between cost and performance. Our strategies for achieving this balance are varied and complementary. […]

Unity Hosts Appraiser Education Event

What’s the most difficult aspect of building a high-performance home? Some might say it’s getting all of the finicky air-sealing details right. Others, ensuring that […]

Unity and Bensonwood Featured in The Business Journal

Unity Homes and Bensonwood were both recently featured in The Business Journal, a local magazine covering the greater Monadnock region where both companies are located. […]

Tour of Unity: Four Platforms in One Day!

One of the most distinctive features of Unity Homes is our design system, which is based on four design starting points or “platforms.” As most […]

Unity Breaks Ground at Vermont Development

Here at Unity Homes, we are excited to have broken ground last week on the first of a dozen houses that we will be building […]