Steel Building Systems, Inc
Create a cozy, convenient, eco-friendly dwelling for an aging parent by building a green granny pad.
Most people construct these compact backyard bungalows for seniors as a secondary dwelling on an adult child’s property. However, some families build a more manageable, downsized home for mom or dad on the parent’s property. Then the adult child and family move into the parent’s existing home.
Choosing to “double up” households on one property provides many advantages:
Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) like prefab granny flats add value to the property. Families save thousands of dollars over paying for expensive in-home caregivers or shelling out exorbitant sums to senior care facilities.
Once the decision to build an in-law cottage (also called a granny pad, a granny pod, an in-law apartment, a mother-in-law suite, or an elder cottage) is made, choosing how to build the structure comes next. (NOTE: First check with local building authorities for guidelines and restrictions in your area for ADUs or “prefab granny flats.”)
Deciding to build a “green” structure with sustainable, renewable resources not only makes sense for the planet, but also for the pocketbook. Most green building projects cost little more than traditional building— and reap great rewards in the long run. This thinking goes hand-in-hand with our prefab granny flats.
Building with a pre-engineered steel building system, for example, is the essence of green building.
The U.S. Green Building Council calls steel framing “the logical and responsible choice for Green Building.”
The LEED (Leadership for Energy & Environmental Design) grants steel an automatic minimum default on its point system— the only building material so designated.
RHINO steel buildings meet or exceed all current local building codes— guaranteed— for the lifetime of the structure. RHINO metal buildings contain up to 90.7% recycled steel.
Whether your next building project is a green granny pad, an eco-friendly mega warehouse, or anything in between, call RHINO. We have the system and the price that is right for all your building needs and can give you information on prefab granny flats.
Dial 888.320.7466 to talk to a RHINO Metal Building Specialist now about our prefab granny flats.