News & Events

How Will COVID Change Home Design?

With most Americans being impacted by stay-at-home orders in the past two months, our ideas about what homes should be and how they should serve us are evolving rapidly. In general, new homes will have to be more resilient, more flexible and more efficient to better accommodate crises like the one we’re living through. Fortunately, we build these qualities into every Unity Home. […]

Unity From A Distance

Responding to the coronavirus pandemic has been challenging for everyone, but fortunately at Unity we have strong leadership and a team that is dedicated, resourceful and creative. As COO Andrew Dey said recently of the Unity team, “If I’m going to be working through a pandemic, there’s no team I’d rather be working with!” […]

Looking to the Future at NESEA’s “Building Energy” Conference

Tedd Benson’s presentation at NESEA’s Building Energy Conference . “Yes, we are failing, but there is still time to turn everything around—we can still fix […]

Are Robots Eliminating Jobs?

In the recent Ask This Old House segment that featured Unity and Bensonwood’s new production facility, show host Ross Trethewey asked Tedd Benson whether the robotic equipment in the facility was taking jobs away from workers. The question is understandable, given that much of the manufacturing in our new facility is done by computer-controlled machines. […]

Year-End Reflections from Unity

Unity and Bensonwood recently celebrated the winding down of 2018 with a company party that included speeches, toasts and roasts. This annual event is an […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Sam Rashkin, Chief Architect at the DOE, Highlights Unity Homes

Unity Homes is honored to be featured in a recent article by Sam Rashkin, who has dedicated his career to improving the performance of homes in […]