What is Prefab Structure and Its Benefits for You

What is Prefabrication

Prefabrication is the act of making buildings or building components in another location that best suits the manufacturing needs because the job sites might be cramped, busy and sometimes it becomes difficult to deliver materials and machinery. Once completed, PEB construction companies transport them to the site, where they complete setup and hand off buildings to their new owners. To conclude we can say that prefabrication is a process where structures or the component are manufactured elsewhere but set up on-site.

The Many Benefits of Prefabrication

If done correctly, there are many benefits of prefab structure while it is also true that prefabrication means you lose some flexibility in the final design of a building. However, prefabrication has massive benefits to commercial projects, contractors and stakeholders. Below are some of the many benefits of prefabrication.

Mitigating the labor shortage: Prefabrication helps manufacturers to speed up timelines, by making the most out of the labor they have on-site, increase productivity and compete in the marketplace.

Cost-effectiveness: Moving the partial assemblies often costs less than moving pre-production resources to each site.

Time savings: A prefab structure construction can go up as much as 50% faster than traditional construction which is directly related to time saving.

Quality control: Factory tools offer added quality benefits when compared to repeated construction on-site . 

Lower environmental impact: Constructing the pieces instantly makes reduced pollution and disturbance of job sites. This protects nearby wetlands or protected areas and minimizes disruption of local flora and fauna. 

Better safety and security: By reducing the time frame of a construction-site, you concurrently reduce the amount of time that site is vulnerable to vandalism or theft. Because prefab structure, modular or manufactured pieces arrive in much larger “chunks,” the building itself goes up faster, and you can secure it that much sooner.

Today, these benefits are driving enormous interest in prefabrication as a tool for streamlining construction and saving companies money. Stakeholders, contractors, managers and laborers all face simpler work timelines and requirements, driving further innovation in the field.