OBI Comparison to Industry Standards
- See list of Kit Houses
List different companies and grade them by:
- Open Source vs Proprietary
- Off grid, electric?
- Off grid, waste?
- Green building materials?
- Availability of Design Software
- Are turnkey designs available, or is this a building system only?
- Is a Design Guide available?
- Needs Crane to assemble?
- Concept or real?
- DIY, Contractor, Turnkey?
- Includes Foundation?
- Is it a shell structure, or does it inlude utilities and interior finish?
- Includes Heating?
- is it insulated for cold climates?
- Does it accept snow loading?
- Includes land?
- Includes legal compliance?
- Is a rapid parallel build possible?
- Are open source building materials available for this model?
- Are designs crowdsourced?
- Build on Site or in a factory?
- Is the build model self-funded, or a subsidized charity?
- Do franchise opportunities exist?