- Bill Summers
The Difference between Factory Built Prefab and Off-Site Prefab
There’s a difference between factory built prefab and off-site prefab. It’s especially important for teams to decide which items get prefabricated locally or by experts in a factory. In our opinion, critical infrastructure items should be factory-built, whereas less critical items should be considered for off-site (local) prefab.
Considerations such as schedule savings, trades coordination, skilled labor availability and importance of precision consistency of the fabrication are all important.
This article breaks down the pros and cons of each and should help determine which is right for your specific project.
FACTORY BUILT PREFAB:
OFF-SITE (LOCAL) PREFAB: