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WHY FLEXIBLE CLASSROOMS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS

When it comes to the education requirements and differences in learning abilities in special needs schools and education facilities, flexibility is a must. With the amount of flexibility and alternative support required in these kinds of facilities, space is at a premium; and that’s why modular classrooms and buildings can be the perfect addition to …

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Preventing Theft And Vandalism On Construction Sites

Thieves and vandals see construction sites as easy targets and, as such, the cost of theft and vandalism to construction is vast. Here we explore ways in which you can prevent theft and vandalism from occurring on your construction site: Expect It From The Outset The likelihood of theft or vandalism occurring on your construction …

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Modular: Faster, Smarter, Greener, Better

Modular buildings don’t have as much positive press as they deserve. People have looked down their noses at them as being insubstantial, impermanent or simply inferior, but the world has changed. It’s faster, smarter and greener than before – just like modular buildings. Faster Construction of the modules can occur at the same time as construction …

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3 Myths About Modular Construction

Within every industry, myths will be told, and this includes modular buildings, however, some are more believing than others. Here, we’ve highlighted some of the misconceptions people have when it comes to modular construction, in order to set them straight. Myth 1: Modular Construction Doesn’t Save Time A lot of people believe that, because modular …

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Modular Clubhouses: The Future Of Sport

When it comes to performing well on the field, state-of-the-art facilities make all the difference. Despite this, many sports clubhouses are sorely lacking in even basic heating, changing rooms, power or running water. The question remains: why are so many organisations settling for second-best when they could be in the premier league as far as …

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How To Reduce The Risk Of On-Site Vandalism At Temporary Premises

Here at Excel Modular, helping businesses to improve their on-site security is one of our specialisms. Offering temporary site accommodation that’s intended to keep your goods and property safe, we know just how to deter would-be criminals from taking what is yours and causing damage. That’s why we’ve written this article to share what we …

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More Than Temporary: Uses for Permanent Modular Buildings at Home

For many people, modular buildings are just a temporary solution to get from A to B. From building site offices to temporary classrooms; there are dozens of ways that temporary modular buildings are utilised every day. If you’re looking for something a little more creative, opting for a permanent modular building that’s all your own …

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Modular Buildings in Education: Customising your Cabins

If your school or education centre is utilising modular buildings to fulfil extra space requirements, improve classroom quality or provide temporary cover, then it can be difficult to see past the plain-featured walls and simple design to something that’s inspiring and exciting for students. On the contrary, modular cabins can be a fantastic blank slate …

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Unusual Uses for Modular Buildings

On our blog, we’ve taken a look at the more usual uses for modular building hire; from classrooms through to on-site storage, there are many different reasons to think about adding modular buildings to your site. But beyond the basics, there are so many other versatile uses for modular buildings that can make them the …

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What to Consider When Choosing a Modular Building Supplier

Whether you need to buy or hire a modular building, it’s essential to choose your supplier with care. Here are some of the vital aspects to consider. Meeting Your Needs  Modular buildings come in all shapes and sizes and have varying uses, so choose a supplier who can meet your exact requirements or specifications, offering …

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Is Going Modular A Low-Cost High-Efficiency Alternative to the Classroom?

For many schools and education settings, the process of updating your current buildings to meet your requirements efficiently and with a low-cost outcome is an uphill struggle. With many school buildings created in the 70s, or even before, there’s a lot of room for ongoing issues or hidden problems that can be a headache for …

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Pros and Cons of Modular Building Hire

If you are setting up a construction site in a remote area you may want to consider using modular building hire to provide temporary onsite accommodation for your workers. But what are the advantages and disadvantages of hiring portable buildings?     Advantages of Modular Building Hire for Construction Sites Portable buildings are perfect for …

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How ‘Green’ are Modular Buildings?

There are more than just financial benefits to the use of modular buildings, because the impact on the environment can be dramatically decreased.   As time passes, we are constantly feeling the effects of human activity on the planet, and so comes the constant need for new and sustainable solutions, especially in construction. The industry …

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How Modular Buildings Can help to Inspire Young People

Modular buildings have been providing quick and efficient solutions for businesses for many years, from the health sector to the educational sector. Having well-equipped classrooms for children is something that will continuously be required, however, with school budgets potentially not covering all expenses, finding affordable solutions is vital. For important subjects such as STEM (Science, …

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Cost and Energy Saving Solutions for Transportation in Construction

  Construction is one of the main factors in our constantly evolving and adapting economy, and without the workers and construction methods, we wouldn’t be able to marvel in the many uses of buildings.   When it comes to construction, it is even more important than ever today that we are aware of our energy …

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Top 4 Best Ways to Customise Modular Buildings

Contrary to popular belief, modular buildings don’t need to be boringly functional. With modern day technology and design, you can customise a modular building exactly to your specifications. Not sure where to start? Here’s a few ideas: Floor plan When ordering your modular building, you can decide on the kind of floor plan you’d like. Think about the function …

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Observations on the Growth of Industries Using Modular Buildings

As we’ve seen in the past, modular buildings have become an enormous success, especially in industries such as education and hospitality. These businesses could be said to have grown due to the economic, environmental and financial benefits of modular buildings. Here are some of the top industries that have gained considerable advantages from the use …

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The Growth of Industries Using Modular Buildings

  As we’ve seen in the past, modular buildings have become an enormous success, especially in industries such as education and hospitality. These businesses could be said to have grown due to the economic, environmental and financial benefits of modular buildings. Here are some of the top industries that have gained considerable advantages from the …

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How Virtual Reality Can Change the Construction Industry

Providing a great way for the construction industry to design a project and test it before it’s built, virtual reality is becoming a driving force for safer and accurate building. Technology such as CAD design and 3D rendering are already being utilised by engineers as functional and successful tools in the design of complex structures. …

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Why Choose Modular Buildings For Healthcare

  Modular construction is fast replacing traditional construction in many parts of the world. This is because modular construction has many benefits to offer, especially when it comes to quality, money and time. Modular buildings offer the unique property of being able to adapt to any kind of budget, while still guaranteeing top quality. Modular …

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Going Global: Modular for the Marriot

From the humble beginnings as simple substitute office space, the modular building is taking on new heights, literally. The modular building has shown us some impressive uses, but with a groundbreaking new initiative, the uses of modular buildings come be on the rise.   This new initiative will bring on a great positive impact for …

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Modular Construction and Creative Uses

Becoming an increasingly popular choice for a wide range of industries, modular buildings allow for you to think outside the box. One of the big advantages of this construction option is its flexibility and its versatility, permitting many interesting ways of constructing buildings while maintaining modular construction’s environmental benefits.   Retail Owning a business can …

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Importance of Customisable Modular Buildings

As convenient solutions, modular buildings are manufactured at a much higher speed than traditional buildings. In addition, modular buildings can also be easily customised to correspond to immediate needs. With both short and long term advantages, customisable modular buildings are beneficial for businesses. With the rise of customisable solutions in the modern world, modular buildings …

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Temporary Classrooms: No Longer Temporary?

In 2012, a specific programme for school buildings brought to life a new era, due to the need for more space and funding for state school accommodation. Due to the ever-increasing commercial pressure of finances, location and space, there is a pressure felt by schools, colleges and universities around the world. One could say that …

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Rules & Regulations of Modular Buildings

Building regulations are one of the most important things that construction workers or any firm whose purpose is to erect modular buildings must follow. There are some policies and rules that building contractors must follow in order for them to start on a build, and it’s important to know the rules you have to comply …

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Our Top 5: Fascinating Uses for Modular Buildings

Whether they are used as a long term, permanent or temporary facility; Modular buildings can be used for many diverse types of practice, and can even stretch to be a permanent residence. From full schools to classrooms and construction camps to military housing; the possibilities are endless for Modular buildings, and are becoming increasingly more …

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Does your classroom space need to expand?

  A family run business with over 40 years of experience within the field, Excel has been successfully providing New and Refurbished accommodation to the Education Sector.  Our Nationwide services includes the design of the building, the fitting out to your exact specifications and installation on site.  We also offer the full “turnkey” package to …

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Features of Modular Building

In addition to providing quick construction and cost reduction, modular buildings allow for adaptability. With traditional construction, any room you have is more difficult to adapt to another functionality, and more expensive. With costs being a concern for any business, finding efficient solutions is vital.   Types of Rooms Modular buildings have the capacity of …

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Most Common Uses of Modular Buildings Around the World

Modular buildings are some of the most versatile building structures that are available and they are extremely convenient in a wide variety of industries and sectors. Modular buildings have a wide host of advantages, such as a maximum of 50% reduction in construction time, as the modular building can be prepared off-site, meaning that the …

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Considerations of Using Modular Buildings for Classrooms

Modular buildings are becoming increasingly popular, with some suggestions that modular buildings will be used in the future to redesign hotels. These types of buildings have a lot of benefits associated with them, but their applications are only limited, so it is important that you will be using modular buildings for the right applications.   …

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