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Offsite Prefabrication Is Changing the Construction Process

Benefits of Offsite Prefabrication in the Construction Process


Commercial and residential projects in the construction industry can face many challenges that often delay timelines and increase costs. Offsite prefabrication mitigates these challenges by planning, designing, fabricating, and constructing building components in another location that can then be efficiently put together on a job site.  


Offsite prefabrication has become increasingly popular as a solution to NYC’s construction challenges. Here are four ways this modern method of construction is benefiting builders. 


Reduces Onsite Waste


Construction sites often accumulate lots of unnecessary waste that negatively impacts the environment. Offsite prefabrication helps reduce this waste and uses less energy to assemble the components onsite. 


Increases Attention to Detail 


When building elements and components are constructed offsite, you’re able to ensure the highest quality standards are met. These materials are fabricated and built in a controlled environment with consistent quality control checkpoints along the assembly line. 


Saves Time & Money 


Traditional construction methods require long hours and lots of staffing to design and build structures. Offsite prefabrication creates an environment where workers can efficiently build elements and components in safe facilities. Also, workers use a set amount of high-quality materials to ensure that less waste is produced and costs remain low. Once the elements and components are all set to go, workers can easily assemble the parts on the job site to meet timeline deliverables.  


Lowers Construction Site Risk


Offsite prefabrication lowers the risk of legal and financial challenges that often come with onsite projects. Workers are protected from working long hours in poor weather conditions, underground, or raised high in the air. This results in fewer workplace accidents happening on a job site. 


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