Episode 10: Modular Prefab & Offsite Manufacturing

Special guests Graham Finch, Senior Building Science Specialist at RDH Building Science, and Vincent Davenport from EllisDon's Construction Sciences Group join us to explore the relevance, issues and developments of modular prefabrication and offsite construction practices.

Co-hosted by Mic Patterson, PhD, LEED AP+ Facade Tectonics Institute and Ted Kesik, PhD University of Toronto.

Learn more about the S478 Standard for Durability in Buildings.
Learn more about Katerra modular offsite construction.

This episode is brought to you by Schüco USA.

Continuing Education (members only)

FTI members are eligible to earn one (1) AIA LU credit for this episode.

Learning objectives:

  1. Learn about site-built design challenges for mid- and high-rise buildings, including accessibility, energy codes, and the use of mass timber.
  2. Identify the pros and cons of full-scale mock up testing.
  3. Learn how energy code requirements are pushing the development of prefabricated facade systems.
  4. Learn how commissioning helps to minimize risks associated with the building envelope.
  5. Identify benefits associated with off-site manufacturing of prefabricated facade systems.

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