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Why modular classrooms might just be the best long-term investment you make

by ION

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Many educators across America are of the opinion that modular classrooms are an asset to schools that are not only just starting out, but also those looking to expand. There are some obvious reasons why portable classrooms make sense and some you might not have considered yet. What makes modular classrooms a smart option for schools and how are they a good long-term investment? There are 3 primary reasons why modular classrooms might just end up becoming the best long-term investment you make this year. Let’s take a look at these reasons.

Modular classrooms can be customized to accommodate any class-size, big or small. This particularly comes in handy with schools that are just starting out. Schools looking to expand can do so with minimum costs incurred. The best part about modular classrooms is that they can either be permanent or flexible, depending on the need. So let’s say your school is undergoing renovations, or certain classrooms need modernization or if it’s undergoing infrastructural changes due to budget-cuts, modular classrooms are the convenient, accommodating choice.

For starters, if you’re already working with a tight budget, modular classrooms definitely make the smarter, cost-effective choice. Modular classrooms are designed to fit your preferences, be it preference of size, customization or even budget. Furthermore, the choice to either rent or buy these modular spaces makes them an easy solution for schools to add new buildings to a school campus on really short notice. Additionally, one thing modular classrooms have going for them is the quick construction time. Modular classrooms are mass produced in warehouses and are then transported to the desired location for assembling. These constructions can be completed over a period of a few short months, as compared to traditional constructions that could take a few years for completion. Construction time and costs are drastically cut down making modular classrooms a convenient choice for schools.

This shouldn’t come as a surprise if you take construction time and method into consideration. All modular constructions are required to adhere to the federal codes as set down by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and are built in controlled conditions in warehouses. Construction of these buildings can be complete in a matter of a few short months which means reduced construction waste. Companies such as Mobile Modular use recycled materials in the production of all their modular spaces. Furthermore, they make use of self-adhering recycled tiled that emit no volatile organic compounds. And it doesn’t just end there, more and more companies today are building modular spaces using eco-friendly HVAC technology to reduce overall energy consumption.

We’re living in a world where energy conservation and smart thinking is the need of the hour. Thankfully, modular classrooms help you do just that, contribute towards conserving the environment and reduce waste, all the while having all your construction needs met with ease!

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