MBI 2010 Awards Of Distinction

mbi_smlProvincial Partitions Wins First Place for Temporary Modular Education Building Under 2000 sq. ft. at the MBI 2010 Awards of Distinction


From The MBI Award Criteria:

Architectural Excellence
dearcroft_interiorHistoric Estate property, portable unit to match existing structures and blend in seamlessly with the upscale surroundings. Large thermo pane windows complete with insulated glazing to allow for an abundance of natural daylight. Leed technology lighting fixtures utilized throughout providing natural lighting ambiance. Easy maintenance interior walls are vinyl covered mold resistant gypsum. Single ply EPDM roofing. 1,100 square feet to house private class size. Transportable 3 piece building (10′ X 36′ units).

Technical Innovation
Gas Fired heating system. Climate controlled independent of main school facility. Clear span roof members allow for oversize, unobstructed, spacious classroom. One point Electrical connection. Invisible seam/mate lines throughout. Exterior horizontal siding cement board. Roof designed for snow loads and precipitation run off.

Cost Effectiveness/Energy Efficiency
Non-organic materials, all steel framed construction throughout building. Low maintenance exterior cement board. Energy efficient and clean air Bard HVAC ducted system. Low maintenance interior vinyl covered mold resistant wall panels. Modules all transported to site easily by truck. Shipped, offloaded and craned into place (over existing structures) in two days.

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