Boxpert Blog

Infographic: The Advantages of Modular Construction Shown in Three Statistics

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Aug 15, 2018 @ 09:37 AM

Modular construction is gaining steam, and a few key statistics show why. Check out our downloadable infographic to see the advantages of modular construction summarized in three compelling statistics.

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Tags: Container-Based Buildings

How to Avoid Six Common Modular Construction Pitfalls

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Aug 08, 2018 @ 12:10 PM

 

Modular construction is gaining steam, but like any new technology there’s been a learning curve for contractors and developers. After analyzing surveys and case studies on modular construction, we’ve found a few recurring issues.  Fortunately, you can avert these modular construction pitfalls with advanced planning and education.   

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Tags: Industry News, Container-Based Buildings

Bring Privacy to Open Offices with Modular Meeting Rooms

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Jul 25, 2018 @ 10:30 AM

Open concept offices can promote an active exchange of ideas, but they can also lack privacy. Counter-intuitively, open offices can even discourage conversation when there isn’t a private meeting space both because employees may not want to broadcast their thoughts to the entire office or because they don’t want to disturb their neighbors. The problem compounds if your business grows faster than expected and people are squeezed next to each other. If you’re seeing people duck into the hallway to take calls, it’s time to think about adding a meeting roomfast.

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Tags: Mobile Office

What Can a Shipping Container Structure Interior Look Like?

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 @ 10:17 AM

Many people initially imagine the interior of a shipping container structure would look like its exterior— corrugated steel walls — but this is rarely the case. As discussed in our blog post about insulation, plain steel walls get hot in the summer and cold in the winter. To create climate-controlled spaces we always  install insulation. If the container will be occupied, we add interior framing and paneling. Once the wood or drywall is installed and painted, container structure interiors look like those of any other building. To demonstrate, let’s take a look at common wall paneling options.

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Tags: Conex Container Basics, Mobile Container Office, Container-Based Buildings

The Sudbury Community Food Pantry Scales up its Services

Posted by Paige Welsh on Tue, Jul 10, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Hunger is not just a problem for distant nations. It happens right here in the United States. More than one in ten (12.3%) American households were uncertain they would have enough food for all members of their household at some point in 2016, and of those households, around two out of five had members who missed meals (USDA ERS).  The Sudbury Community Food Pantry has been working for 28 years to move the needle on hunger in the Boston Metro West Region of Massachusetts.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Climate Control Solutions

Six Reasons Shipping Container Offices are Ideal for Warehouses

Posted by Paige Welsh on Tue, Jul 03, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

When people think about warehouses, they imagine forklifts, pallets, and tall storage shelves. Warehouses are designed to facilitate efficient loading and unloading, but they often don’t include office space. Even if the vast majority of warehouse activity centers on moving and organizing products, there will be times when employees need to manage emails and paperwork or conduct meetings.

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Tags: Mobile Container Office