Archive for May, 2012

Modular homes: Things you must know

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Fact about Modular homes, Modular homesAre you not really clear about the concept of modular home? Well, Modular homes are nothing but temporary homes built with all the basic features of a typical traditional home. The main difference between a modular home and a permanent on frame home is that this type of home is much more mobile and flexible. These homes are not created at the actual site. Their plan, design and fabrication take place in a factory or in the industry who are the developers.

Modular homes are built in on the basis of a pre designed plan and when almost 90 % of the construction job is done, the homes are transported to the original site. If you want to see your home being constructed within a very short time, a modular home is all that you need. Modular homes can be built within a couple of weeks. You can specify the style and design of the home and ensure that your dream home is built as per your wish. The cost of modular home construction is also less as compared to on-frame homes.

Why green constructions are steeply priced

Friday, May 11th, 2012

green constructions Green constructions are mainly named as green buildings or sustainable buildings. These structures are built using processes that are benefitting for sustainable development. Starting from the interiors to operations to constructions are taken care off using this process.

The concept of green construction complements the design, durability, economy, utility and comfort of a building. Along with that, these kind of buildings help in reducing pollution, environmental degradation and wastes.

The biggest issue with green constructions is that it requires a lot of economy in implementing the same.

The modern technologies used, the appliances, photo-voltaic are very expensive. Maximum green constructions have a premium more than 2%. But, they can yield 10 times more durability and sustainability. The basic economic curve in case of green construction is between the upfront cost and the life cycle cost. Studies over 20 years have shows that some green constructions have produced some $53 upto $71 on every square foot of investment.