A prefabricated building is defined is a type of building consisting of a factory-built components or units that are to be assembled on-site. Standardized sections can then be easily shipped and assembled on site. In the U.S., manufactured homes, including mobile homes, are constructed according to the Department of Housing and Development (HUD), while modular […]
The old saying, “time is money,” is certainly right on target when it comes to modular construction. Cost will almost certainly be the driving factor on just about any construction project. And it’s hard to argue the cost benefits of modular construction versus traditional “site-built” construction methods.
Ask most people to describe a construction site and they’ll mention stacks of lumber and other construction materials, large piles of construction debris, heavy machinery and various contractors coming and going at all hours. But the construction of modular buildings often results in a very different scene.
These days it seems as if every company and individual is talking about “going green” in some way, shape or form.
Energy efficiency has become trend in the United States as well as the world. Energy is expensive and to lower the cost of operating a building through