New Jersey Monthly Features New World Home

December 20, 2010

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In an article titled “Future Cozy”  – New World Home’s Hudson Model is featured in New Jersey Monthly Magazine:

While the home design and building industry have embraced many green concepts, the resulting abodes often have been modern, sterile boxes with minimal creature comforts. That does not have to be the case. Tyler Schmetterer and his business partner, Mark Jupiter, have designed and built an extensive line of modular—yes, as in pre-fab—homes that are on target to be certified LEED Platinum, the highest certification awarded. Their Jersey City-based company, New World Home, is a fast-growing producer of sustainable, factory-built, site-assembled homes that are country classics.

Our basic principle is traditional architecture converged with state-of-the-art energy performance,” says Schmetterer. In other words, new homes that look like 200-year-old farmhouses that combine green ideas with all the bells and whistles of today.

“There is a misconception that a green home has to be über contemporary,” says Schmetterer. “So many green homes look like rocket ships. There’s nothing soft and warm and cozy in them.”

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