Announcing the Launch of our Refreshed Website

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Triumph Modular Website Homepage

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new, improved and refreshed website! After months of hard work and dedication, we are delighted to officially announce the launch. The new site offers a fresh new look, user-friendly navigation and plentiful use of imagery. The site is available to browse at triumphmodular.com, take a minute to explore and offer your … Read More

Discover the Whole Building Design Guide

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The Gateway to Up-To-Date Information on Integrated ‘Whole Building’ Design Techniques and Technologies With over 500,000 users downloading 6 million documents per month The goal of ‘Whole Building’ Design is to create a successful high-performance building by applying an integrated design and team approach to the project during the planning and programming phases. Conceived in 1997 by the NAVFAC Criteria … Read More

Modular Construction vs. Traditional

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Permanent Modular Construction vs. Traditional EVALUATED In the preface of a newly released May 2015 study on best practices,  it is uncertain how much of the construction market permanent modular construction (PMC) constitutes in volume; however modular broadly is estimated to make up 3-5% of the total construction industry.  (MBI, 2011) Permanent Modular Construction “PMC” is an innovative, sustainable construction … Read More

Project Budgeting

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Often modular projects are put out for bid with predetermined budgets. Certainly there are instances where these budgets are reasonable and realistic and bid results reflect this. But quite often budgets are built with very preliminary and incomplete information. This is a disservice to all – the client pursuing funding approval, the contractors providing cost proposals, the modular building companies … Read More

Tufts Modular Repurposed

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What is greener than a building repurposed in its entirety? This green modular complex started out as a temporary childcare center on the Cambridge campus of Harvard University. After that, Tufts University required additional building space for their SIS (Student Information System). The building was used by Tufts as SIS for 3 years. Recently, Tufts University found that they needed ... Read More

Continuing Prefab Building Trends in 2012

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Prefab Building Another trend in the prefab building industry that we will continue to see in 2012 is a focus on air flow in wall assemblies and the mitigation of moisture build up within structures. The codes are creating new air barrier requirements that are changing the way modular buildings will be designed and built. Given restrictions in highway transportation … Read More

Exploring the Potential of Modular Components

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The Potential of Modular Components Most of the conversations I have had with architects about modular building components include discourse about the stigmas associated with modular construction.  Architects often express limited understanding of what modular building is and how exploring the industry could help their practice. Reactions have ranged from “I never really gave it a thought” to outright resentment … Read More

NIBS Features Triumph Modular Construction Project

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We are proud to announce that The Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) has published a case study featuring Lexington High School, our educational sector modular construction project. The Whole Building Design Guide is a gateway to cutting edge information on integrated 'Whole Building' design techniques and technologies. Created to serve the public ... Read More

How Modular Construction can Improve Project Budgets

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A key productivity metric is project cost as measured by the project budget. With the precision bestowed by Building Information Modeling (BIM) – a process involving the generation and management of digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of places – and the quality provided by modern materials and manufacturing facilities, modular construction offers the opportunity to obtain significant productivity … Read More