Who We Are
Founded in 2013 to advance biofuel distribution and timber farming alternatives, until 2018 when guided by new management the company realigning its relationships and experience in building materials and focused on the need for innovative manufactured housing solutions. Realigning its relationships and experience in building materials towards the modular and system built home industry, the company has moved into new revenue opportunities while overhauling its internal systems and developing new products.
Our New Mission
Earth Gen-Biofuel Inc. refocused its operations and is marketing its products under the corporate name Quantum Housing Systems Inc., basing all of its manufacturing and engineering facilities in the U.S. The Company is addressing domestic needs for housing solutions for a broad segment of the market. The Company has developed a US-based supply chain to support local and national companies and to assure the availability of most of the key components used in our manufacturing process. Our mission is to deliver high-quality low-cost homes employing technology that works for owners of our homes and meets the requirements of sustainability for our environment and the locations where our homes form new communities.
Earth Gen-BioFuel has opened three new operating subsidiaries include International Housing Concepts Inc. focused on the manufacture of 400 square feet Park Model RV homes, Microhab Inc. focused on towable Tiny Houses that are up to 400 square feet and modular designs up to 800 square feet. Finally, Augmat Corporation is focused on the advanced design of proprietary materials for integration with the company’s products in the building supply market place.
In preparing our marketing operations under the name Quantum Housing Systems Inc, we have built a team with years of experience in manufacturing unique living systems and major project management activities. Through innovative design we deliver a quality living experience and design elements that are complementary to the overall Master Plan of a community. The living spaces we build deliver comfort, functionality, low maintenance and minimum environmental impact. Through an integration of technology with manufacturing processes we produce more efficient use of space, more comfort and More Home in Less Space.
International Housing Concepts
Designs and manufactures park model homes with 400 sq. ft. floor plans, conforming to the ANSI 119.5 (American National Standards Institute) and RVIA (RV Industry Association) standards. International Housing Concepts opened its first production facility to deliver homes to the Northwest in late 2019. To supply California and more easterly states the facility also supports modular and tilt-up custom designs. Additional facilities are in the planning phase for the Northeast, California and Southeast markets.
Interest in Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU’s), off-grid self-contained relocatable tiny homes and modular factory-built homes, has exploded the demand for designs with improved operational characteristics. Microhab designs include chassis mounted “Tow Once” and “Towable” small dwellings, modular “Drop On Site” home and retail units, each complying with RVIA (Recreational Vehicle Industry Association) and HUD (Housing and Urban Development) guidelines.
Dimensional considerations in small home structural designs, operating characteristics such as energy and sustainability, these have a tremendous impact on material selection. The challenge is to develop augmented natural fiber products to gain strength, energy, maintainability and safety characteristics. Augmat has been testing various stud and wall panel designs to find improved characteristics for our structures, current efforts include developing panel and finishing systems that incorporate a unique blend of enhanced natural materials.
The EGBB Team
Robert Hayes. President & CEO
Before joining EGBB as its CEO in May of 2018, Mr. Hayes has extensively traveled managing complex multi-million dollar projects in the USA, Asia and South America. Some of the projects included water distribution, power generation and petrochemical plants which required the supervision of large crews of engineers and craftsmen.
Beginning in 2001, Mr. Hayes applied his knowledge of software systems to the development of systems for asset tracking and funds transfer between financial institutes and their commercial/consumer clients. Mr. Hayes launched his own technology company, IPEFX, through which he collaborated to develop advanced systems security applications. Working within heavily regulated environments required Mr. Hayes to deal with representatives from many international agencies, and to apply modular systems solutions across global infrastructure and communications networks.
Richard Hunsaker. Vice President Engineering & Innovation
For more than thirty years Richard has designed, developed and serviced sophisticated intelligent systems within the harsh environment of consumer gaming, department of defense, and broadcast communications. Richard has worked with materials, sensors and systems that must securely function in remote consumer environment continuously where the user interface and control system receive millions of task requests each year.
With his knowledge of embedded computing and software products, Richard developed data security and predictive action systems for asset protection, health and safety. Richard applies stringent testing methods to components, materials and gives special attention to environmental conditions that affect product assemblies. As Chief Engineer of our Engineering and Innovation division, Mr. Hunsaker is responsible for the EGBB systems strategy, automation, product design, materials testing and application and the introduction of technology to products and manufacturing processes.
Brent Roush. General Manager International Housing Concepts
Mr. Roush brings over 24 years of industry experience to the company including 15 years as a senior sales and marketing executive at two of the largest manufactured housing companies in the United States, Brent is directing the sales and marketing operations of International Housing Concepts. During his career Brent held positions at Santiam homes, Clayton Homes, and the Karsten Homes division Clayton focusing on manufactured and modular homes.
Before joining EGBB Brent was Territory Sales Manager at Cavco Industries, one of the industry’s largest companies with over $880 million in annual sales of various types of manufactured housing product lines. During his nine-year career at Cavco he was responsible for marketing, the management of multi-million dollar sales transactions, tactical market research, new product development, product launch and the development of growth strategies for the company.
Steve Malloy. Plant and Production Manager International Housing Concepts
Steve Malloy brings two decades of direct experience in the factory-built housing industry, with in-depth experience of sustainable interior and exterior finishes.. A veteran supervisor with Clayton homes, Steve was instrumental in innovating processes to meet new trends and improve quality. His work with production processes and coordination with state and federal agencies has been critical to the establishment of our first production facility in Oregon. Steve’s vendor relationships gained as a leading supplier to the manufactured housing industry have been key to our plant opening, and to the development of our Quality and Service programs that set our park model homes apart from the rest of the industry.
Ron Blair. Director of Operations Microhab Towable Products
Ron Blair has had a career within the recreational vehicle industry working with numerous manufacturers and dealer networks, and has operated his dealership based in the state of Washington with sales above ten million dollars annually. Mr. Blair has been involved with building Tiny Homes for over five years with numerous appearances at public events and on HGTV, introducing a kit-based product line that used interlocking wood components for easier and sturdier construction.
Mr. Blair built a demonstration model that he tows to events, through which many thousands of visitors have been hosted. Mr. Blair’s understanding of the recreational vehicle market and the special considerations affecting distribution through regional dealers is instrumental to our companies overall strategy.
Chris Laing. General Manager and Material Engineer Augmat
Before joining EGBB’s product development group, Mr Laing’s career included over 30 years in the home building segment of the construction industry. As the owner of a construction company that built over 150 custom homes and a 185 unit manufactured home park, Chris has a unique insight into factory-built home offerings and the regional hurdles faced by developers when considering modular or panel built construction methods.
Since joining the company Chris has applied his knowledge of structural panel techniques and innovative materials to design several new systems. Chris is currently testing improved stud systems and wall panel construction methods that include magnesium oxide and other natural materials, specifically focusing on improved insulation with safety and durability improvements.
Dr. Niccolo Caderni. International Operations.
Dr. Caderni will lead our international operations for sourcing, supply and marketing operations in Europe. This will position the EGBB for housing projects inside Europe and provide direct access to natural raw materials and innovative construction technology. There is a growing demand for Tiny Homes in Europe and bordering countries. Dr. Caderni is helping position EGBB to address this growing market as a complement to our production and marketing plans in the US.
Dr. Caderni’s career includes positions as a senior investment banker at Bankers Trust International, as a senior advisor to the Bentinck Thyssen family, and as a member of the Board of the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels. Dr. Caderni co-founded IPG AG, a technology incubator, and in 2000 was elected Chairman of the Board of Webiz Holding BV, the private equity fund of the Italian utility giant ENEL.
Dr. Caderni is the recipient of the 1978 Award of the Italian Physical Society for his research on General Relativity. Dr. Caderni has held academic positions at Cambridge University, the University of California, and the University of Pavia, amongst others.
Rick Nelson. Advisory Board Member
A career that brings 35-years of experience in the manufactured home/park model industry including retail, wholesale, factory representation, land development and service. Mr. Nelson has served as sales manager for Moduline Homes of Canada for their US operations, and as Western Regional Sales Manager for the Athens Homes division of Champion. In 2006 Mr. Nelson founded Park Model Homes in Spokane Washington, succeeding with sales of more than 100 Park Model homes last year.
Rick’s experience as a property developer, sales manager and owner-operator at a retail operation dealing directly with home buyers provides EGBB with valuable insight as to market trends. His insights into industry movements and consumer trends will assist management in understanding dealer operations as the company expands distribution channels.
Innovation and Strategy Board
Responding to the needs of EGBB for sophisticated financial, real estate and global operations strategies, our CEO has invited several individuals with a broad spectrum of experience to provide insight and guidance to the EGBB management team.