Entries by Lyn

Simplifying airtightness in modular & offsite construction

The A. Proctor Group has, for over 50 years, been serving the construction industry with an extensive portfolio of technically advanced thermal insulation, specialist membranes and vapour control layers, providing an extensive range of superior high-performance products suitable for modular and off-site construction.   The basis of best practice in modular construction comes from an […]

The Complexity of Facades & the Risks Involved

In the last 10-15 years the building industry has gone through a multitude of changes which have impacted the role of facades and its growth in the construction industry.   Some of these influences are driven by: Advances in manufacturing and material technology Pressure to reduce project duration by using different construction methods Environmental concerns […]

Off-site Manufacturing – best way to accommodate student intake

Although provision of student accommodation, both in the private sector and university has increased over the last five years, demand for quality accommodation remains high.   When considering the provision of purpose built student accommodation timescales are frequently tight, with investors looking for a quick return on their investment. Premier Modular, is an off-site manufacturer […]

JCB & Sika lead the way as new exhibitors complement show regulars

According to show director, Steven Callaghan, every good B2B exhibition needs a blend of elements to ensure success – is this the secret as to why The Offsite Construction Show will open its doors at ExCeL, London, on the 20th and 21st of November, 2019, for the fifth consecutive year? Visitors to shows are increasingly […]

Engineered Framing & Modular Solutions For the Urban Built Environment

Our volumetric  and panel systems, constructed in light-gauge cold-formed steel, are designed for use on both residential and commercial projects including rooftop airspace developments.  Whether you are a contractor looking for a structural modular frame only or a property investor requiring a full turnkey service, we can tailor our services to your individual needs.   […]

Expertise in the supply chain

Since launching their offsite window and door solution last year, Nationwide Windows Ltd, leading fenestration partner to the housing sector, reports that producing factory-fitted windows and doors is fast becoming part of their core product line. What is key to the success of their solution is the collaborative approach they have taken to delivery.   […]

Lindapter Hollo-Bolts provides solution to Seattle hotel

Modular buildings are gaining popularity as an affordable and sustainable solution. This design and delivery method has been adopted by Netherlands-based hotel operator citizenM, who have brought their steel-framed modular hotels to New York and Los Angeles.   Polcom Group, specialist off-site modular manufacturers, were appointed to build 228 modular units for the hotel. They […]

Bringing Modular Benefits to Cleanrooms

Over recent years, the use of cleanrooms has spread from highly specialised fields, to an increasingly diverse range of sectors including vitamins and e-liquids.   A key challenge when creating these spaces is limiting energy usage particularly within HVAC systems which must be operated at a much higher rate than in a standard room. Pre-insulated […]

Concrete evidence

Kerkstoel 2000+ is one of the most innovative concrete companies in Europe. It is part of the Kerkstoel Group and is based in Grobbendonk (Belgium).It specializes in the production of precast concrete walls and floors. Every precast element is made to measure in a highly automated factory. Based on the architect’s design (general arrangements and […]

Water services on tap

In recent times two major themes have emerged for developers to satisfy the urgent demand for homes and how best to make those homes “smarter” and therefore more environmentally friendly and saleable to discerning homebuyers. The first point is to speed up the process of construction given the skill sets which are available (not to […]