Posts tagged Modular Construction
Preventing Modular Hotel Mold and Moisture Problems in the Warm and Humid Southeast

The emergence of modular construction as an option for new construction is becoming mainstream. While the reasons why have been reported on extensively, what has not been reported is that the modular construction industry has been plagued by mold and moisture problems, especially on projects located in warm and humid climates like the Southeast U.S. Both wood-frame and steel-frame modular construction units have experienced condensation problems in crawl spaces, within marriage walls, and within ceiling-to-floor cavities that have not only resulted in deterioration of the wood and corrosion of metal floor pans, but have also led to damaged wallboard and mold issues.

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Deja Vu All Over Again: Risks for Moisture and Mold Problems in Modular Construction

The emergence of #modular construction as an option for new construction is becoming mainstream. The reasons have been reported on well. However, what has not been reported is that the modular construction industry has had mold and moisture problems, especially, when used in a warm and humid climate like the Southeast US.

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Contemporary Resort Hotel

This 2,000+ guest room deluxe resort was originally constructed using modular construction. Liberty Building Forensics Group staff conducted the investigation, diagnosis, design and coordination, of the repair of condensation and humidity related mold problems.

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