“The main design feature of the mostly-prefabricated unit was actually built onsite: a five-panel, sliding glass door corner leading from the living space onto the deck. Considering the Webbers’ modest budget, LABhaus was concerned the residents couldn’t get the kind of system they wanted for less than $50,000. So the company tapped into its network of modular manufacturers in Pennsylvania and eventually stumbled across Solar Innovations, an aluminum door and window company that typically works in the commercial sector. “They have their own engineering department,” Logan says, “and because they’re a custom manufacturer, they don’t shy away from hard projects.” LABhaus plans to keep using Solar Innovations’ product line for future projects, a tactic that costs time and money on the front end but establishes an efficient pipeline for standardizing units.” – Source: dwellTo read the entire article, click here.
Solar Innovations, Inc. was recently featured in dwell magazine.