"GREEN HOMES FOR BLUE COLLARS"
Barn Livin' llc
This genuinely unique 'Design-Build' process incorporates post-frame foundation/ exterior wall systems along with the open concept floor plan, thereby using 50% less building materials.
Barn-Livin' compliments energy efficient electrical-mechanical systems, incorporates 'Green' building methodologies, and utilizes a large percentage of locally produced building materials; all with final project cost savings of 30% or more compared to conventional construction costs.
This methodology reduces your overall carbon footprint.
With rising costs of energy, transportation, property taxes, construction materials, and labor, Barn-Livin's uniqueness offers a practical alternative to conventional stick-built or manufactured homes, making Barn Livin' perfect for forever homes, retirement cottages or vacation homes. What makes this concept 'real' is it offers an alternative home option for 'Blue-Collar-People' whom appreciate 'Green' concepts and value.
Barn-Livin's Builds take 4-5 Months from start (Site Development) to finish (Certificate of Occupancy). This is less time than it takes most manufactured homes to be produced and delivered to the Homeowner's site!
You’ve Got Questions - We’ve Got Answers
HOW IS BARN LIVIN' DIFFERENT?
Barn Livin’ believes in building beautiful Rustic Barn Homes that are Green, Energy Efficient and affordable for Blue Collar families. Through years of Design Experience and Professional Connections we have sourced the Best Design Methods and Materials out there- to pass all savings directly to you.
WHAT CERTIFICATIONS DO BARN LIVIN' DESIGNERS HAVE?
Barn Livin' is a Certified Energy Star Builder and OSHA 30 Trained. We are a Woman Owned Business and NYS Code certified since 1992.
WHAT AREA DOES BARN LIVIN' BUILD IN?
Barn Livin’ Rustic Barn Homes are popping up all over the Finger Lakes Region of NY. Our Model Home resides in Wellsburg NY and we are adding new Barn Livin’ Homes every month.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO BUILD A CUSTOM BARN HOME?
Barn Livin’ is completing builds in 5-6 months. That means from the time we break ground to full completion it is only 5-6 months. They really do go up that fast!!
HOW MUCH DOES A RUSTIC BARN HOME COST?
Cost is dependent on clients desired size and wish-list. Our Designs are completely custom so every Rustic Barn finishes out at a different price- however we are finishing out Rustic Barn Homes at (+/-) 100$/sqft. within footprint- meaning everything inside the home: fixtures and finishes are included in the final cost.
HOW DO I CALCULATE SQUARE FOOT COST?
To roughly calculate the cost of a Barn Livin’ Home- simply multiply the size of the house by 100.
(ex) 1800 sqft Home x $100= $180,000
*This is a rough estimate calculator and all finishes and fixtures chosen will change the final cost.
WHAT IS THE GREEN DESIGN?
Barn-Livin homes are Affordable, passive solar, open-concept, ECO-Friendly, Rustic,'Design-Build Homes', which emulate 19th Century Homestead Barns.
The post-frame construction methodology and space saving open-concept uses 50% less building materials than conventional wood framed construction and we locally source many of the materials.