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Building enclosure design for modular construction

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Interior finishes. modular construction is similar in intent, yet different in scale than unitized, panelized and component construction where smaller ...
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Building Enclosure Design for Modular ConstructionTammy J. Harrell1 , Joseph P. Piñon 2 , and Colin D. Shane 3Building Science Engineer, RDH Building Science Inc., 360 22nd Street, Suite 710,Oakland, CA 94612, 510-788-8918, [email protected], Building Science Specialist, RDH Building Science Inc., 510-788-8917,[email protected], Senior Project Manager, RDH Building Science Inc., 510-788-8916,[email protected] of the purported advantages associated with modular wood-frame constructioncompared to traditional stick-built framing are generally well acceptedin the industry:increased quality control, indoor construction, shorter project schedules, ability to serviceremote locations, and in some cases favorable la bor and material pricing. Despite all of theseadvantages, special attention need s to be given to the integration and assembly of the buildingenclosure components, both within and between building modules, toensure that theperformance of these modular build...