In a media release that included MHLivingNews, GIA has announced their recent findings that manufactured, modular and other forms of prefabricated home building are growing more popular. This confirms the 5 year trend that manufactured home shipments (read, new home sales) have been growing steadily
The prefabricated building market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 8% during the period 2019-2025.
Until now, autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) was widely used in the construction industry mainly as a relatively simple (commodity) wall building material. The need and regulatory pressure for green, energy neutral buildings for residential housing and nonresidential constructions is becoming strong
Picking the right siding for your house is a delicate balancing act between good looks, durability, maintenance, and affordability. With wood, vinyl, stone, brick, or stucco, you might get only two or three of these. But with fiber cement siding, a resilient mix of wood pulp and portland cement, you
When someone thinks about how a house is built, images of bustling, noisy and dusty construction sites spring to mind.Our hunger for new buildings and internal space has an impact on the planet. A recent report from the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction, International Energy Agency and
Prefab homes can typically save you quite a bit of money. Because they are constructed in a factory, they can be built fairly quickly — in a matter of weeks, as opposed to months — because there are no weather delays. Furthermore, all inspections are performed at the factory during each phase of con
Most of us spend a large chunk of our lives in one building or another, but have you ever stopped to consider the greenhouse gases linked to the construction of these buildings?One way to reduce greenhouse gases is the use of recycled and more environmentally friendly building materials.The United N
SPC stands for 'stone plastic composite' or 'stone polymer composite'.The 'stone' in this kind of flooring is ground stone. More precisely, limestone, which is an inorganic compound. It takes up 50-60 per cent of the flooring's content.The 'plastic', or 'polymer' is in fact PVC, polyvinyl chloride.
More than 35 billion tonnes of non-metallic minerals are extracted from the Earth every year. These materials mainly end up being used to build homes, schools, offices and hospitals. It’s a staggering amount of resources, and it’s only too likely to increase in the coming years as the global populat
Without any doubt, whatsoever, the most efficient way to build a house is to build it inside another house – or shed as the case may be.The advantages and cost savings of building offsite continue to grow as processes and materials improve.What is a modular home?So often the discussion can be heard