Tag: prefab homes

The British Columbia Step Code and its Impact on Construction

The British Columbia Step Code and its Impact on Construction What is the BC Building Code? Construction in British Columbia is governed by the BC Building Code. Among other things, the BC Building Code contains a number of requirements with respect to energy performance in new construction. What is the Step Code? In April 2019,…
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Barging Your Prefab Modular Home To an Island

Do you have an island property? Ever wonder how a modular building might get to your lot? Read below for more. Barges Generally Speaking Sometimes the roads just don’t go where you need them to, particularly in British Columbia, so in order to get your prefab modular home where it needs to go you might…
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Modular Design Constraints and Shipping

Have you ever wondered why prefab modular homes are designed in a narrow rectangular shape? The answer revolves around one thing, being the highway. Every prefab modular home that gets built in a factory needs to be transported to its ultimate site via transport truck and that means the units need to fit the roads…
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