Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Benefits of Prefabricated Construction

William “Bill” Starkey of Montgomery, Texas, has nearly four decades of experience building luxury custom homes, hospitals, schools, and churches. One of William Starkey’s construction philosophies involves using materials that are high-grade, non-toxic, and sustainably sourced.

In construction, prefabrication has claimed significant sustainability benefits in reducing energy consumption, community disruption, and material waste. Prefabrication is a construction method wherein builders construct and assemble various building components at a designated manufacturing site before transporting them to the final location, where they complete the setup and hand-off the finished structure to the new owners.

Besides sustainability, prefabricated construction improves the efficiency and quality control of the operation. When the entire process, from design to manufacturing and construction, takes place in a controlled setting, it is easier to check for and fix errors, avoiding further delays in meeting the project delivery. Workers also experience fewer risks when working at an offsite facility with purpose-made workstations than at a conventional building site, which is exposed to heavy machinery, various weather conditions, and other external factors. 

Published: The World Green Building Council: Driving a Sustainable Construction Industry

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