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To Pre-Engineer or Not to Pre-Engineer. That is the Question.

Updated: Jul 11, 2023



Spoiler alert! The answer is definitely "To Pre-Engineer", and Agriboard Green Building Systems™ offers the best Pre-Engineered product available!



But, first "What is Pre-Engineered?"


In the context of construction, "pre-engineered" refers to a method of designing and constructing buildings using prefabricated components that have been engineered and manufactured off-site. It is a specialized approach that involves the integration of architectural design and structural engineering to create standardized building systems.


These components are designed and engineered in advance to meet specific building code requirements which ensures their structural integrity and compliance with safety standards. Pre-engineered buildings are typically composed of steel framed roof and wall panels, which are manufactured in a factory and then transported to the construction site for assembly. Agriboard Green Building Systems uses Negative Carbon Footprint Straw Panels and Recycled Light Gauge Steel.


The advantages of pre-engineered construction includes:

  1. Speed and efficiency: Since the components are prefabricated, construction time is significantly reduced compared to traditional on-site construction. This can result in faster project completion and cost savings.

  2. Cost-effectiveness: Pre-engineered buildings are often more cost-effective due to the efficient manufacturing processes and reduced labor requirements. The standardized components also help minimize material waste.

  3. Design flexibility: While pre-engineered buildings are based on standardized components, they can still be customized to meet specific design requirements. The flexibility in design allows for a range of building sizes, layouts, and architectural styles.

  4. Structural strength: Pre-engineered buildings are designed to meet specific structural requirements to ensure their strength and durability. The steel components offer high tensile strength and can withstand various environmental conditions.

  5. Quality control: The manufacturing process of pre-engineered components allows for stringent quality control measures. The factory-controlled environment ensures consistent production standards and minimizes errors or defects.

Overall, the pre-engineered construction approach offers a streamlined and efficient method of building construction that combines engineering precision, cost-effectiveness, and design flexibility. If you want all of these benefits AND you want to build in an environmentally responsible manner, then Agriboard Green Building Systems is the place you want to be.


Yes, I wrote those last two words on purpose







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