In the world of Construction Scrabble, Building Systems Win Big! In Scrabble, Building Systems score a 24 while Site Built scores an 11. While this is just a metaphor, it illustrates a point. S1 I1 T1
Comfort, health, and safety are important when you are building a new home today. What issue encompasses all three of these items more than Indoor Air Quality? We are building homes so efficient today that in many cases, the
The New Year has begun and many people have started thinking about the design of their new home. For most of those thinking about building, it will be their first time. Lots of new concepts and design ideas are
As we start a New Year many have made moving into a new home their top New Year’s Resolution. But what does “new home” really mean? There are many options. For some it could just mean moving into a
About half of all Americans use natural gas to heat their homes, but there are many other efficient methods to keep your house warm in the winter. One that is gaining more and more popularity is the use of
Off-site modular construction is the planning, design, fabrication and assembly of building elements at a location, other than the final location where they will be installed, to support the rapid and efficient construction of a finished structure. There are
Modular construction is not a new building technique. The concept of resilient construction is also not new. However, the changing weather patterns and the weather events that appear on the news have made resilient construction more relevant than ever.
In today’s new homes there are often many missed opportunities to leverage advanced technology for superior energy efficiency and home performance. Modular construction helps leverage opportunities during the off-site home construction process that aren’t available to homes that are
The first principle to understand in modular residential construction is that modular is just that, a type of construction, not a type of home. While the term modular home is the well-worn industry description and I’ll use it in
The short answer is NO… but… America is divided into many climate zones and weather and temperature are very different by region of the country. In the southern states, homes are built all year.