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Modular hotel construction is revolutionizing the way we execute large volume building. Off-site construction benefits the building process, the workforce, the environment and consequently, the customer. Project duration is significantly decreased, while quality and safety are increased.

Building Information Modelling, BIM, is a planning and implementation tool that has transformed the construction process, allowing vital statistical information, such as time, cost, supply and all on-site and off-site phases of the building life cycle, to be available to all involved parties simultaneously. With all facets of the project being 100% transparent, operations run smoother, problems are exposed faster and avoided earlier, and integration of processes, schedules, and needs are seamless.

Cormode and Dickson construct modules offsite

Cormode and Dickson construct modules offsite

Cormode & Dickson, with the aid of BIM data, constructs modules off-site, in a controlled environment that guarantees material integrity. Fluctuating temperatures and moisture levels, which can render various materials unstable, are not an issue. Productivity is increased, and quality control assured. Outside factors which might delay production such as, inclement weather, faulty or damaged materials, lack of materials and poor or incomplete site preparation cease to be a problem with off-site module construction.

While the modules are in the manufacturing process, the building site and foundations are completed. Again, BIM makes it possible for progress and schedule synchronicity to flow uninterrupted. Overlapping schedules and bottlenecks in work flow are avoided. The site preparation goals are met in a timely manner and the workforce is utilized in the most efficient way possible. As soon as the modules are on-site assembly can begin—no downtime and no waste! Completion can be achieved in as little as three days.

Pembina Lodge Modular Hotel Dining area

Pembina Lodge Modular Hotel Dining area

Within the vast and complex process of any building construction, safety is an obvious and often secondary issue. However, modular hotel construction drastically reduces dangerous opportunities and the workforce directly receives the benefits thereof. The majority of construction is done off-site in a controlled environment by highly trained crews. This leaves the construction site less cluttered, allowing the site preparation to progress unhindered. Workers can focus on their specific jobs without the countless interruptions of a traditional work site.

Cormode and Dickson workers are highly trained and focus on specific jobs without interruptions of a traditional work site.

Cormode and Dickson workers are highly trained and focus on specific jobs without interruptions of a traditional work site.

Modular construction of hotels is an art which Cormode & Dickson has perfected over the years. Shorter construction time reduces man hours as well as management and insurance costs. These savings are passed onto you-the consumer. In addition, you can feel good about the low impact the construction of your new hotel has on the environment. Through the use of BIM a carbon analysis of construction materials can quickly reveal the carbon footprint and ways in which to minimize it.

Offering benefits for the community, the workforce, the environment and you, modular hotel construction is the responsible choice, from the ground up!