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Prefab School Buildings

Education as an institution is the backbone for future generations of adults, it’s where children learn how to participate in an increasingly global society, after all. As a result, students spend a good portion of their lives in school buildings. Idaho mandates minimum number of instructional hours ranging from 810 to 990 hours per year,…

The Tiny House and Prefab Construction Revolution.

As everybody has come to know, prefab construction has become the hottest “new thing” on the architecture market in recent years. Nashua Builders has a theory that prefab construction has become a recent popular cultural phenomenon due to recent reality television shows dedicated to the building of Tiny Homes. And yet—prefab construction has been around…

ECC: The Future of Prefab?

When you’re building prefabricated structures, it’s important to think about the materials you’re using. Choosing the right structural components can—quite literally—make or break your project, which is why Nashua Builders makes the effort to keep up with the latest developments in material science. One paper from Stanford in particular caught our eye recently, regarding the…

Is a Tiny House Right for You?

They’re popping up everywhere— quaint, space-efficient homes, built to look like moveable dream-houses in miniature. Called Tiny Houses, these small prefab houses are built with efficiency and low-impact living in mind, and they’re becoming more and more popular as home-buyers have begun to consider frugality over a bigger, more expensive house. Photo Credit The Tiny…

Prefab Homes Endure Weather Better

If you’ve been contemplating making the switch to a modular home or office building, listen to this: FEMA says that modular houses are safer than site-built ones.  They investigated the hurricane-prone area of sunny Florida and found that modular homes fared better in hurricanes than on-site homes, for several reasons: Expert Craftsmanship Imagine if it…