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7 Ways to Reduce Downtime During Construction

The longer a construction project takes, the more it costs to complete. While big jobs take time, there are ways to decrease your downtime and increase your profitability significantly. One easy way to make this happen is to leveragemodular wall systems.

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ASK THE ENGINEER: Top 5 FireblockWall Questions Answered

When we launched FireblockWall™ in 2021, customers were excited to finally have a reusable one-hour fire-rated temporary containment system. There was nothing else like it on the market, and it was something Project Managers, Contractors and Facilities Managers had requested since day one.

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Water Management For Construction and Renovation

A topic of interest for safety officers, facility managers and infection preventionists is water safety in healthcare. There are routine aspects of water safety that are addressed in each facility’s required water management plan. The CDC has a Healthcare Facility Water Management Program Checklist that goes over the basics. ...

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Accessories That Help Create the Perfect Fit

If you’re new to modular containment, you may have concerns about the panels not matching up perfectly. It’s a valid point, and the way a manufacturer chooses to address it tells you everything you need to know about the quality of the system you’re evaluating for purchase – especially if you usually work in sensitive areas, ...

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Ask The Engineer: Top 5 RealWall Questions Answered

Our customers face a wide variety of challenges across a broad spectrum of project types. To help save you a phone call to customer support, we asked STARC's Vice President of Product Development Bruce Bickford to identify the Top 5 questions we receive about our flagship modular wall system, RealWall™.

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ICRA Barriers: As Important As Ever On Healthcare Renovation Sites

Infection control remains a significant concern for healthcare facilities. Put the COVID pandemic aside for the moment, and the risk of healthcare-associated infection (HAI) during a hospital stay is still one in seven, even in high-income countries like the United States. On average, 10% of affected patients do not survive.

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Beyond Cost Recovery: The Added Value of Modular Wall Systems

Last month, we considered some top-level advantages of using prefabricated modular temporary containment. From going up fast and easy to limiting the amount of clean-up and disposal work, these systems just make sense. Especially among the higher quality systems such as STARC’s, where the durability of the wall panels and ...

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Choosing Prefabricated Modular Walls: Part 2

Prefabricated modular walls accelerate on-site builds, generate cost savings, usher in safety improvements, and boost owner satisfaction. So much so that the projected growth for prefab construction is expected to top $200 billion by 2030.

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