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Offsite Construction Resources

Learn more about every facet of the offsite construction industry—modular, panelized, precast, relocatable—in these whitepapers and reports.

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2021 Modular Construction Annual Reports

Exclusive modular construction industry stats and data from around the world. Three reports cover permanent modular construction, relocatable buildings, and the Canadian market.

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Prefabrication and Modular Construction 2020

Prefabrication and modular construction are poised to transform several sectors of the construction industry.

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Exploring the Existing Regulatory Framework for Modular Construction in Canada

This report explores the current regulatory landscape in Canada and identifies key opportunities to support modular construction.

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Design for Modular Construction: An Introduction for Architects

From quality and safety to schedule efficiency and sustainability, modular building has a lot to offer owners and project teams. Learn more about the variety of benefits of modular construction with the new AIA Modular and Off-Site Construction Guide.

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Designing with SIPs: Design Considerations

SIP design process overview with key points and checklists for the ten most important considerations when designing a SIP building.

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Appendix Q

Everything you need to know about International Residential Code (IRC) Appendix Q model building code for tiny houses.

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Building Component Safety Information (BCSI)

Produced by Structural Building Components Association, the BCSI is the truss industry's guide for jobsite safety and truss performance. This edition includes the most current information regarding the handling, installation, restraining and bracing of metal plate connected wood trusses.

BCSI also includes information and guidance pertaining to diagonal bracing for web members with two rows of lateral restraint, as well as permanent lateral restraint and diagonal bracing guidance for trusses spaced wider than 2' o.c.

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Saving Time with Modular Bathroom Pods

This white paper from the Modular Building Institute focuses on the interspersion of bathroom pods into traditional construction methods. We will discuss how to know if bathroom pods are ideal for your project, the benefits of bathroom pods, and provide case study examples of successful bathroom pod implementations.

Learn More About Offsite Construction

Discover more about all aspects of offsite construction from these key industry stakeholders.

Modular Building Institute

The Modular Building Institute is the world’s largest association of commercial modular construction professionals. Exclusive reports, case studies, events & more.

Modular Home Builders Association

The Modular Home Builders Association is the only national organization dedicated to serving the modular home builders and manufacturers. Learn more.

Structural Insulated Panel Association

The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) is a non-profit trade association representing manufacturers, suppliers, dealer/distributors, design professionals, and builders committed to providing quality structural insulated panels for all segments of the construction industry.

Tiny Home Industry Association

The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) is a non-profit trade association representing manufacturers, suppliers, dealer/distributors, design professionals, and builders committed to providing quality structural insulated panels for all segments of the construction industry.

Structural Building Components Association

Established in 1983, the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) is the only international trade association representing manufacturers of structural building components.