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The advantages of precast concrete in construction – #4 – Thermal efficiency

Thursday, June 30, 2016 @ 08:06 AM
Author: Spanwright Flooring

More construction industry decision makers are recognising the significant benefits of modern methods of construction (MMC); better products and processes, and improved business efficiency, quality, safety and environmental performance.

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Spanwright Flooring have embraced the growing trend towards modern methods of construction (MMC) by offering a range of innovative precast, pre-stressed and reinforced concrete products which can be used to reduce construction time and promote sustainable development, as well as offering the developer significant cost savings.

In recent years there has been a real shift from using traditional concreting methods, as the benefits of precast concrete and MMC are recognised and grow in popularity.  The advantages of precast are clear, faster erection time, the superior quality of the result, and the lifetime energy efficiencies from the thermal mass of the concrete.  Precast concrete is seen by many as the best commercial solution for bespoke concrete work.

This is the fourth in a series of articles from Spanwright flooring, exploring the MMC agenda and the specific advantages of using precast concrete systems in construction.

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