Modular houses are pre-fabricated, partly built or assembled in factories as per strict specifications, designs, and then brought to their permanent sites. They may put together to form the building and transported to the site, or they’ll get finished on-site or stack one piece on top of another with cranes until the completion of projects. Plentiful reasons depict why modular houses help homeowners, city planners, and people of similar professionals. The footprint on the built environment seems like the prime advantage of modular homes. If you consider the long-term environmental sustainability and eco-friendly benefits, modular houses construction sites are the clear choice for the future.
No carbon emissions
Eco-friendly and environmentally minded construction companies are always searching for ways to reduce emissions or even no emissions and pollution. Past statistics depict that energy and fuel usage on building sites are responsible for more than thirty-three percent of total radiation in the construction sector. However, using the modular house option in the modern construction process could help reduce those statistics to a great extent. It happens as the modular houses are constructed in factories and shifted to the site only for assembling or installation only. If you talk about the carbon emission, then a small amount of it may happen due to transportation and operation of cranes. It can be concluded that it can reduce the adverse environmental effects of the construction site.
Shorter project times
Most parts of Eco-friendly and environmentally modular houses are built on the factory. Hence it’s possible to make them in much less time than conventional structures. For example, the construction time needed for a 150-bed hospital or temporary shelter house was initially 45 to 50 weeks. However, the using of modular housing alternatives will take only a fifteen to twenty-week process for completion of the project. Small residential projects are also completed in five to ten weeks, as well.
Contain Eco-friendly components
The extreme advantages of modular houses are it contains a full assortment of building materials and other features, and all of them are kind to the planet as well. Each part of it is eco-friendly components, and you can be accommodated with an effective white covering on the roof for better energy efficiency. Furthermore, the construction companies use recycled materials for the floor coverings and insulation as well. However, it didn’t stop there! The builders also enhanced the modular houses with energy-efficient features and designed the entire system to reduce waste.
Flexible for extension or contraction
Modular houses can be useful for the planet in another way. It has been equipping to avoid unnecessary waste if it needs quick up-gradation. One can enhance an existing, modular house structure to any shape, for example, making private areas in open office or home into public environments. It can be modified quickly and effectively without compromising day to day home or office activities. Also, it involves fewer budgets as compared to other extensions or reduction projects.
If you have been considering building a green home, please give a call to Afripanel at +27 (0) 11 979 1885 or +27 (0) 11 396 2402 today! They are happy to explain the different modular house options available to meet your needs.