The International Code Council (ICC) and the Modular Building Institute (MBI) have released new standards for off-site construction.

From Building Design + Construction:

ICC/MBI 1200-2021 Standard for Off-Site Construction: Planning, Design, Fabrication and Assembly and ICC/MBI 1205-2021 Standard for Off-Site Construction: Inspection and Regulatory Compliance are intended to promote consistency around the globe of regulatory requirements for off-site construction processes, according to a news release from the two organizations. The standards are expected to accelerate the off-site construction industry. …

The expanded use of off-site construction, often called modular or prefabrication, can address industry challenges including workforce availability, housing affordability, job site safety, building quality, and sustainability, the release says.

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