What is the Cost of Your Construction Mess?

Modular office systems and enclosures appeal to so many stakeholders for so many different reasons. They can be expanded and relocated as your need for space changes. These sustainable modular solutions are custom designed and precision cut to your specification and they install faster than a Nolan Ryan fastball. Starrco’s green modular building systems may even help your company meet corporate sustainability plans or LEED certification requirements.

Construction Project Waste is Expensive

An EPA report says “Estimating 2003 Building-Related Construction and Demolition Materials Amounts” revealed that the industry average amount of construction waste generated for non-residential projects is approximately 4.34 pounds per square foot.

That means erecting a 2,000-square-foot building with traditional construction methods generates more than 8,600 pounds of garbage. That’s more than four tons.

Not only is that a lot of construction waste, but there is also a tremendous amount of cost associated with that waste. Many industry experts suggest every job bid is increased by as much as 10% to account for unused raw materials, items that are lost or damaged on the job site, and waste removal.

The Cost Advantage of Modular

Modular projects by Starrco provide an attractive alternative to on-site construction methods for managing construction waste and all the associated costs and concerns.

No On-Site Mess

Starrco components are pre-cut and pre-finished at our state-of-the-art facility. This means no cutting, sanding or painting is required at the job site. So, not only will your system be delivered ready for installation, there will be no dust, VOC’s or construction debris at your facility. In addition, our packaging, designed to protect parts during transportation, is 100 percent recyclable.

Materials Optimization

At our factory, we’ve baked the efficient use of modular materials right into our manufacturing recipe.

  • Cuts are optimized to maximize modular material use.
  • Precision cutting instruments reduce waste.
  • We calculate precise quantities, so we never over-order project materials.
  • Tight inventory control means viable materials don’t end up in a dumpster.
  • Starrco builds with sustainable materials:
    • Our gypsum board comprises 95% post-consumer materials and paper-facing that is 100% recycled material.
    • Our aluminum framing system contains 70% reclaimed or scrap material and is fully recyclable.
    • Even our polystyrene is 100% recyclable.

Even Starrco Buildings are Reusable

Starrco green modular buildings will continue to serve you even when your requirements change. Whether you need to add a room or move across the country, you can simply dismantle, redesign and reassemble your portable building without demolition and waste. No dumpster required.

Modular is a Smart Investment

If you’re thinking about designing a new space at your facility, be sure to call Starrco first to understand how we can design and deliver the perfect portable building. The speed of assembly of modular construction will help you save time as well as money. We can help eliminate waste and mess during assembly and our systems support your commitment to sustainability as a competitive advantage.

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