The cost of construction or expansion of a facility with multiple enclosed environments can be intimidating. Manufacturers in particular typically need separate spaces for many of their operations: an inplant office, clean rooms, or warehouse partitions for painting areas. Modular offices and warehouse partitions, built and installed with prefab/modular construction processes, can save a great deal of money and satisfy LEED and green building requirements.
The most popular applications in 2011 for an inplant office and other modular construction were healthcare facilities (49%), dormitories and other college buildings, and manufacturing facilities (42%). It’s estimated that 90% of engineers, 84% of contractors, and 76% of architects have used these components.
Here are four reasons why this practice makes sense.
- Cost and energy savings. According to estimates by the Building Industry Association of Philadelphia, construction costs ca