Windover Construction in Beverly, Mass., started as a developer in 2004, but in 2007, the company began building as a construction manager. A year later, they began their first volumetric modular project. They recognized early on that the benefits of off-site prefabrication methods included more efficient scheduling and labor, less waste and a building that performed better for the owners. But it’s not an either/or choice, says Stuart Meurer, Windover’s President and CEO. “We use some sort of off-site prefabrication on all our jobs, and we’re looking for opportunities to do more of it. We look to provide innovative solutions for our clients.” Meaning: Windover evaluates whether to use volumetric modular construction, or prefabricated elements such as panelized and MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) systems, within a conventionally-built project. Read the full article here.