Reach for the ESG stars with modular construction

ESG modular building

The race is on for UK education settings to roll out a climate action plan by 2025 to embed sustainability across all activities. For organisations to meet both this expectation and individual ESG commitments, the procurement of greener facilities is key. As such, education providers should look no further than modular schools to lower their … Read more

Achieving compliant education facilities with modular schools

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Modular buildings could be your school’s secret superpower to accelerate growth using cutting-edge building techniques. Available as both permanent and rental solutions, modular schools are adaptable, environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional construction. But how do they align with the stringent compliance requirements needed for educational facilities? Hitting building regulations every time Like traditional buildings, modular … Read more

Temporary buildings are receiving a fire safety facelift

Temporary buildings are receiving a fire safety facelift

Fire safety regulations have undergone multiple changes after several high-profile incidents, such as the Grenfell Tower tragedy. As such, authorities are looking to improve the protection provided to people constructing, living or working in new buildings. The release of version 10.1 of the Joint Code of Practice (JCoP) will improve the safety of rental buildings … Read more

Empowering women in construction

Women in construction

The construction industry has observed a significant increase in female workers, with numbers reaching a record high of 340,000 in the second quarter of 2023. Despite the barriers many women have traditionally faced in the industry, social progress and the rise of diversity, inclusion and equality campaigning have encouraged more to consider construction-based professions. To … Read more

Premier cranks up ESG agenda with carbon-cutting solutions

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Premier Modular has ramped up efforts to deliver on its net zero by 2035 promise with a large-scale solar panel installation and trials for the electrification of its forklift truck fleet. The new measures have been planned to minimise our modular construction company’s dependency on the grid and drive down its generation of carbon emissions. … Read more

Turning the tide on climate change and construction

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Sustainability is increasingly becoming an important focus for the construction industry as companies ramp up efforts to lessen their carbon footprints. The impact of climate change on traditional building programmes is already in view; ONS data has shown that in July 2023, heavy rainfall and lower-than-average temperatures contributed to numerous project delays. In order to … Read more