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MBI Offers Introductory Class on Commercial Modular Construction

Modular Building Institute (MBI) reintroduced its “Introduction to Commercial Modular Construction” training program in December. The training was held in Dallas and attracted a wide range of participants from the United States, Canada, and Ecuador.


The Environmental Impact of Traditonal vs. Modular Construction

Reuse of existing materials is one way that modular construction can be environmentally friendly.


World of Modular: Modular Construction's Premier Event

The Modular Building Institute hosts an annual event called World of Modular, which has repeatedly proven to be the best event in the industry, providing education, resources, and information to an international audience. Read on to learn more about World of Modular and what you can expect to see at this prestigious event.


Building Better Buildings with Resilient Modular Construction

Not only are modular buildings built to the same stringent building codes as traditional facilities, but many would also argue that, due to their industrialized construction process, modular buildings are stronger and more resilient than buildings built on-site. Here are just a few of the reasons why modular construction can lead to stronger, more resilient buildings.


How Modular Construction Will Give You a Better Return on Investment

In this guide, we'll show you the many cost savings associated with modular construction and showcase why you'll get a better return on investment with a modular building.


Relocatable Buildings vs. Permanent Modular Construction: What's the Difference?

In this article, we'll help you understand the differences between permanent modular construction and relocatable buildings.


Folsom Hotel Opens Five Months Early Using Modular Construction

Only 275 days elapsed from groundbreaking to occupancy, allowing the developer to begin collecting revenues five months earlier than if the building had been constructed using traditional on-site techniques.


Inside the Modular Building Process

In this article, each step of the modular construction process will be explored and reasons for these advantages will be detailed.


Faster, Stronger, Smarter: How Permanent Modular Construction Projects Get Built

Much like traditional construction, modular construction projects can take many forms. Hotels, schools, hospitals, restaurants--all of these buildings can be created using modular construction methods. But unlike traditional on-site construction, the designs and plans for modular buildings are finalized well before assembly begins, allowing for an efficient off-site building and delivery process.


The Bones of Modular Construction: Benefits and Challenges of 3 Common Building Materials

This article discusses the best uses of wood, steel/aluminum, and concrete in modular construction.




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