TSS109_Modular Building

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Could Modular Building be the future? You decide.
By: Matt Jones

It’s no secret that I’m a pretty big advocate of innovation within the trades, which is why I was really excited to learn about modular building.

Now before we go on I need to clarify something. No, we’re not talking about living in shipping containers.

I’m always looking out for people and companies that have developed a cool angle on an existing product, or service. Here are another couple of episodes that have a really cool innovative spin:

I stumbled across ArchiBlox on an Instagram post a number of months ago (credit to the folks at Green Elec) and I was very impressed with their product.

Imagine being able to build a home from spec, have it built off site and then have it delivered to location on a truck and installed. Sounds crazy, right?

In this podcast, I do my best to dive as deep as possible within a limited time to ascertain the pro’s, con’s and processes of modular building with Bill McCorkell of ArchiBlox.

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Here are a handful of the topics that we cover in this podcast:

  • Quality control
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Structural integrity and loading capacities
  • DA and council related legalities
  • Insurances
  • Connection to other services
  • Limitations
  • Preferred locations/scenarios
  • Renovation possibilities
  • Comparisons to traditional development methods
  • Thermal advantages (heating/cooling)
  • Material sourcing
  • Installation costs
  • Maintenance costs
  • Purchase costs
  • Who would modular building suit?
  • What is the future?

This is a really cool podcast, with a really interesting man, who has an amazing product.

If you enjoy the episode, please head across to iTunes and leave us a review and feel free to share this web page with someone else that might enjoy it.

You can get hold of the team at ArchiBlox at the following links.

Learn'n'ski 2017 - Hakuba, Japan

Ski the world - Grow your business - Make it tax deductible

March 4-10 2017. Hakuba, Japan
Limited tickets available 

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