by SUPERJOE on AUGUST 9, 2012 - 1 Comment in MOBILE
IT looks like somebody in the construction industry has been listening to all this talk about off-grid homes. At last.
Quest is a 400-square-foot, off-grid capable, factory-built alternative home that its creator says is versatile enough for a variety of applications, including instant housing, affordable housing, resort units, temporary housing, and accessory dwelling units. It is on a tour of Californian cities as its makers try to drum up sales for the home, which is slow gaining market share because of its high price.
But perhaps what Quest is best suited for is to provide affordable housing for elderly care/retirees, as the U.S. faces the largest upcoming demographic of seniors in its history, many of who may not have income, social security, a 401K, or pensions, the company says. (more…)