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Inside The Inspection Process With PFS TECO’s Bob Gorleski

Bob has been involved with the expansion of the company since 1999, and has seen the company grow. PFS TECO has not only expanded but has evolved: to becoming an employee-owned company. In fact, the company offers ESOP (employee stock ownership
plans) available to 100 employees.

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A Construction Journey from Conventional to Modular

Like a stick-built structure, a modular building requires a lot of coordination in going from design to finished building. One crucial element of the process is the setting of the modules on the foundation, and there are companies that specialize in that work. ProSet of Montrose, Colorado, is one of those companies.

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Creating “Smarter” Smart Buildings, Smartly

Domatic designs more efficient, and often less expensive, methods to wire buildings.

A California start-up, Domatic, has taken on the task of making smart buildings “smarter” through its revolutionary electrical distribution and automation system. The low voltage system saves energy, reduces copper wiring, and is safer to install. And with its plug-and-play capabilities, it is already making a wave in the modular construction industry. The company’s system has been showcased in multiple high-rise residential projects, including market-rate high-rises and affordable housing projects.

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From a Basement Office to a Team of Modular Experts

Mixed use modular development designed by EVstudio

Starting from his basement office 17 years ago, Dean Dalvit leveraged his professional training in both architecture and engineering to develop EVstudio into a fully integrated architecture and engineering firm. Now with over 120 staff members in four offices, including two in Colorado, one in Boise, Idaho, and one in Austin, Texas, the firm is a regional design powerhouse.

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Make Allies and Win Together

Landon Boucher, Director of Business Design and Innovations, MiTek Inc.

Traditional lenders have standards and practices which are not tailored to modular construction and accordingly, it has become increasingly evident that securing adequate funding is one of the key factors essential for the industry’s continued growth.

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What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for Modular Builders

Electric heat pump water heaters offer energy savings of up to 70% compared to electric-resistance water heaters.

With space heating, air conditioning
and water heating accounting for significant percentages of a building’s energy consumption, modular builders who want to take advantage of the IRA
incentives should look closely at their HVAC and water heater technology and explore more energy-efficient options.

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