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technical details

EASY TO TRANSPORT

Our homes are easy to transport. A standard truck is used to carry a module and portico of the same width. To load and unload should take a few minutes or a few hours, depending on the size of the house and quantity of models. 

GREAT INSULATION

We use high quality materials that are able to impress even the most demanding clients. All insulations exceeds standard requirements in all countries. 
We use the best insulation technology to achieve the best insulation results possible.

RESISTANCE

To better undestand the resistance of a modular construction, here are a few features:

  • Insulation made with expanded polystyrene 14cm depth.

  • Client can choose top coat

  • {Interior Walls}  Option to add acoustic insulation

  • Waterproofing of outer surface with elastic membrane of liquid silicone

  • Continuous plan (no joints) Plano contínuo (sem juntas) of reinforced concrete with fiber supported by metallic structure.

  • Thermal insulation in mineral wool with 150mm thickness on the top and 100mm on exterior wallls.

  • Top perimeter trim in anodized aluminum angle.

  • Aluminum frame with double glazing, optional thermal cut.

  • Retention of light in roller blinds or blades.

SUSTAINABLE

Our homes and stores are all sustainable and efficient. Most of the materials are recyclable, with only a few exceptions and also depending on interior designing. We are constantly looking for new technology and including them in our design so that our houses are constanly optimized and updated. Our main goal is to make houses 100% self-sustainable and with zero pollution. Self-sustainable units are being developed and will assure total independence. 

SMART INSTALLATIONS

Almost every electric device are connected to a wireless smart system and can be operated through a smartphone or tablet. camera, movement sensor, temperature sensor, open door/windows sensor, smoke detector, etc. The most outstanding features are:

  • Projected and developed in Brazil with Portuguese technology;

  • Even the smallest of the modules count on this technology;

  • Power consumption measurements;

  • Safety guaranteed and certified;

  • The system can be installed at a later date;

  • No need for extra wires;

  • You can access your smart house with your phone or tablet.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FAQ

What are the sizes of modules and porticos available?


MODULES 6x3,2m 6x3,8m 9x3,2m 9x3,8m 12x3,8m PORTICOS 6x1m 9x1m 9x1,5m




How does our constructive method works?



Our method is based on pre-fabrication of modules in galvanized steel that are sent to the location ready to live - only need to install first.
All finishings are decided during projection time and are executed in the factory and then transported by truck to the location.
The modules are structured with Light Steel Frame and properly installed in the floor. Our work in the location consists on the settlement of the modules and implementation of interior and exterior trim between modules. Exterior connection to the water source, wastepipe and electricity wires are done later in the process. All modules go to the location ready to install those connections.




What is modular construction?


Modular construction is a process in which a building is constructed off-site, under controlled plant conditions, using the same materials and designing to the same codes and standards as conventionally built facilities – but in about half the time. Buildings are produced in “modules” that when put together on site, reflect the identical design intent and specifications of the most sophisticated site-built facility – without compromise. Structurally, modular buildings are generally stronger than conventional construction because each module is engineered to independently withstand the rigors of transportation and craning onto foundations. Once together and sealed, the modules become one integrated wall, floor and roof assembly.




What are the advantages of modular houses?


- SPEED OF CONTRUCTION & FASTER RETURN ON INVESTMENT Modular construction allows for the building and the site work to be completed simultaneously. According to some materials, this can reduce the overall completion schedule by as much as 50%. This also reduces labor, financing and supervision costs. To save even more time and money, nearly all design and engineering disciplines are part of the manufacturing process. Also unique to modular construction is the ability to simultaneously construct a building’s floors, walls, ceilings, rafters, and roofs. During site-built construction, walls cannot be set until floors are in position, and ceilings and rafters cannot be added until walls are erected. On the other hand, with modular construction, walls, floors, ceilings, and rafters are all built at the same time, and then brought together in the same factory to form a building. This process can allow modular construction times of half that of conventional, stick-built construction. - INDOOR CONSTRUCTION Assembly is independent of weather, which can increase work efficiency and avoids damaged building material. - ABILITY TO SERVICE REMOTE LOCATIONS Particularly in countries in which potential markets may be located far from industrial centers, there can be much higher costs to build a site-built house in a remote area or an area experiencing a construction boom such as mining towns. - LOW WASTE With the same plans being constantly built, the manufacturer has records of exactly what quantity of materials are needed for a given job. With the consistency, builders can design systems that use common lengths of lumber, wallboard, etc., cut items with maximum efficiency, or be able to order special lengths in bulk. While waste from a site-built dwelling may typically fill several large dumpsters, construction of a modular dwelling generates much less waste. According to the UK group WRAP, up to a 90% reduction in materials can be achieved through the use of modular construction. Modular construction reduces waste and site disturbance compared to site-built structures. - FLEXIBILITY One can continually add to a modular building, including creating high rises. When the needs change, modular buildings can be disassembled and the modules relocated or refurbished for their next use reducing the demand for raw materials and minimizing the amount of energy expended to create a building to meet the new need. In essence, the entire building can be recycled in some cases. - QUALITY Combining traditional building techniques, quality manufacturing and third-party agencies who offer random inspections, testing, and certification services for quality control, commercial modular buildings are built in strict accordance with appropriate local, state, and national regulations and codes. Due to the need to transport modules to the final site, each module must be built to independently withstand travel and installation requirements. IMPROVED AIR QUALITY Many of the indoor air quality issues identified in new construction result from high moisture levels in the framing materials. Because the modular structure is substantially completed in a factory-controlled setting using dry materials, the potential for high levels of moisture being trapped in the new construction is eliminated.





ONDE ESTAMOS

Braga           | Portugal

Barueri/SP    | Brasil

Caruaru/PE   | Brasil

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