What is a module?
A module is a section or whole part of a prefabricated building. It comprises of steel baseframes, walls and roof structures. They can be a single closed unit or attached together to make larger structures and buildings.
Is there a standard size?
Is there a standard size? There is no standard size as they are customised to every job. Modules are required to be under 5.5 metres in width, 18 metres long and 4 metres high to comply with transport requirements.
What are the advantages of modular?
What are the advantages of modular? Modular offsite construction has many advantages over site built including minimal site disturbance, fewer workers on site for shorter times, less material waste and faster construction schedules.
Is the quality of modular buildings comparable to site built?
Is the quality of modular buildings comparable to site built? Modular buildings utilise very similar materials to site built forms. With the construction works occurring inside a factory the quality checks and systems often leads to superior finishes.
Is modular more expensive?
Is modular more expensive? The construction costs are quite similar to site built forms dependent on the specification. Major costs savings can be found in the quicker construction of modular buildings, which allows for quicker return on investment.
How are they delivered?
How are they delivered? Modular buildings are delivered on the back of trucks, with a crane used for unloading on site.