4 Advantages of Mass Timber Prefab

by Dec 25, 2019Mass Timber, Prefabrication0 comments

Mass Timber Prefab is loaded with benefits and has become a top choice for consumers. In this blog we will look at four of our favorite advantages of mass timber prefab.

1. Financial Benefits

Mass timber prefab is efficient to produce and as a result costs less than other matierials. The amount of labour and building materials required is moderated significantly comparing to regular construction, plus the benefit of not wasting any supplies due to weather, theft, or vandalism – as everything is kept in the production facility.

2. Mass timber prefab is quicker to construct

A pre-fabricated building takes far less time to build than a house built on-site. This is because in a production facility, production is precise and not affected by weather or material delays. Once shipped to the build site, the pre-fab timber can be assembled in a matter of days. Timber prefab, unlike stone or brick, uses renewable wood to save considerable amounts of time and money.

3. Environmentally friendly

The carbon footprint of a pre-fabricated home is considerably smaller than the carbon footprint of a comparable home built on-site. Since most of the construction process of completed in a production facility, rather than on-site, the use of shipping and construction vehicles is significantly cut back. Additionally, this means that less building materials are used, and far less product is wasted.

4. Wood is awesome

Timber pre fab comes in many different styles and cuts. Some timbers are excellent for acoustics, others for insulation, some have unique colours, grains, or eye-catching appearances. And it’s a natural product. How can you not love wood.

If you are building a commercial building, mass timber prefab is a phenomenal option for different reasons. Mass timber prefab has been praised by the public for various reasons. If you are looking for an economical, environmentally friendly, and straightforward material, use mass timber prefab.

Seagate Mass Timber is leading the revolution in “Big Wood” being used in all areas of construction. Seagate has offices in British Columbia, Canada and the US in Washington state.

If you have any questions about this article or would like to talk to us about your construction project, please call us at (604) 529-7685.


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