May 29, 2018 - 9:20 AM EDT
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Sprout Announces DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Status

PUEBLO, CO, May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprout Tiny Homes (OTC PINK: STHI) announces it has become DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Partner and one of its models is already certified as a Zero Energy Ready Home.  The Zero Energy Ready home is a high performance home so energy efficient, all or most annual energy consumption can be offset with renewable energy.  DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes are verified by a qualified third-party and are at least 40%-50% more energy efficient than a typical new home. This generally corresponds to a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index Score in the low- to mid-50s, depending on the size of the home and region in which it is built.

“Sprout is building homes of the Future - Today!” echoed Rod Stambaugh, President of Sprout Tiny Homes.  “We are extremely proud to have achieved this Zero Energy Ready status as it is a huge accomplishment for Sprout and is a symbol of excellence for energy savings, comfort, health, quality, and durability met by a select group of leading builders meeting US Department of Energy Guidelines.  Achieving Zero Energy Ready Home status is a tremendous compliment to our commitment of providing chemical free interiors, the use of innovative technology, infrared radiant floor heat and engineered ERV systems to provide fresh interior air to make our homes the most comfortable and healthy homes on the market today!  There’s a reason why an extremely small percentage of homebuilders achieve Zero Energy Ready Home status - It’s hard to do.  If it was easy, everyone would be doing it.”

Sprout is expanding its models to include homes with integrated foundations and plans to certify each new model as a Zero Energy Ready Home.  Sprout is actively involved in commercial tiny home design and manufacturing of its homes for use residential home communities, workforce housing and overnight hotel / resort environments.  As housing becomes more and more unaffordable nationwide, Sprout continues to innovate with its home designs and is working on a decentralization strategy to expand its delivery of homes in Texas, Colorado and New Mexico.  

Building cheap doesn’t mean “affordable” and developers are hearing that message loud and clear from home buyers.  “Sprout is changing the way developers and home buyers think about the term “affordable housing” says Stambaugh.  “Affordable housing means the total cost of ownership including the cost of the structure, the annual energy and maintenance costs for the lifetime of the home.”

About Sprout Tiny Homes

Sprout Tiny Homes is a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of high-quality, zero energy ready homes with chemical free interiors. Sprout homes are built with modern building practices including structural insulated panels resulting in stronger, greener and straighter homes.  Sprout focuses exclusively on building commercial grade tiny homes to satisfy the growing demand of affordable housing, live-work communities and overnight hotel / resort markets.

Using sustainable building materials where possible and pushing the boundaries of design and energy efficiency are key attributes of Sprout homes. We manufacture tiny homes on wheels up to 400 sq. ft. and homes on foundations up to 1200 sq. ft. of living space.  Sprout manufactures its homes in a 45,000 sq. ft. production facility is located in Pueblo, Colorado.  For more information on the company, visit http://sprouttinyhomes.com

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This press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), including statements regarding potential sales, the success of the company's business, as well as statements that include the word "believe" or similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Sprout Tiny Homes, Inc. to differ materially from those implied or expressed by such forward-looking statements. This press release speaks as of the date first set forth above, and Sprout Tiny Homes, Inc. assumes no responsibility to update the information included herein for events occurring after the date hereof. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated due to factors such as the lack of capital, timely development of products, inability to deliver products when ordered, inability of potential customers to pay for ordered products, and political and economic risks inherent in our industry.


CONTACT: Rod Stambaugh

Sprout Tiny Homes, Inc.

Phone: 719.247.6195

[email protected] or

http://sprouttinyhomes.com

Source: GlobeNewswire (May 29, 2018 - 9:20 AM EDT)

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