Describes the state of the modular building industry during 2007 and includes a breakdown of which sectors purchased modular buildings for both permanent and temporary use. Modular buildings for education was the second highest category, representing 24% of purchases. The report also indicates that manufacturers have improved upon construction methods and materials to provide cost-effective, high performance structures. Some of these companies are working with organizations such as the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) to identify and meet the requirements set forth by these green building groups.
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