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Inside Modular is the official podcast of the Modular Building Institute, the Voice of Commercial Modular Construction. This series will highlight industry news and trends, include conversations with industry players, and discuss the advantages of modular construction.

Inside Modular: The Podcast of Commercial Modular Construction Modular Building Institute

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Inside Modular is the official podcast of the Modular Building Institute, the Voice of Commercial Modular Construction. This series will highlight industry news and trends, include conversations with industry players, and discuss the advantages of modular construction.

    Developing the Next Generation of Modular Industry Workers w/ Modern Building Systems

    Developing the Next Generation of Modular Industry Workers w/ Modern Building Systems

    In this episode of Inside Modular, Alan Rasmussen, VP of Production at Modern Building Systems, talks about the industry's current workforce challenges, what he's doing at Modern to recruit and train the next generation of modular industry workers, and how companies around the country can take advantage of student technical education programs.
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    • 26 min
    View From the Top: An Interview with MBI Board Chair Brad Gudeman

    View From the Top: An Interview with MBI Board Chair Brad Gudeman

    In this episode of Inside Modular, Brad Gudeman, vice president of modular manufacturer Modular Genius and chair of MBI's board of directors, talks about his journey into modular construction and the value that companies can get through their involvement with MBI. Brad also shares his excitement for the upcoming 2022 World of Modular tradeshow and convention.
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    • 15 min
    Best Practices—and Processes—of Modular Construction Projects w/ Catalyst Offsite

    Best Practices—and Processes—of Modular Construction Projects w/ Catalyst Offsite

    Blair Davies, P.Eng, COO of Toronto-based Catalyst Offsite, joins the podcast to discuss the processes necessary to properly plan and start a modular building project.

    Blair also talks about common mistakes that first-time modular building developers make and shares best practices learned over decades in the building industry.
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    • 22 min
    Integrating Sustainable Practices into Modular Design w/ FK Architecture

    Integrating Sustainable Practices into Modular Design w/ FK Architecture

    In this episode of Inside Modular, Gary Badge and Manny Lamarche of FK Architecture (formerly Fugleberg Koch) return to discuss FK's recent inclusion of modular design and the evolution of their design processes. 

    Gary and Manny also highlight their efforts to bring sustainable design elements into FK's modular construction projects and talk about the importance of sustainability both inside and outside the construction industry. 

    Lastly, Gary and Manny preview the prefabricated "tiny house" project that they're designing and how it can benefit the growing need for emergency and affordable housing needs around the country.
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    • 36 min
    Creating an Industry-First Standard Contract for Modular/Prefabrication w/ ConsensusDocs

    Creating an Industry-First Standard Contract for Modular/Prefabrication w/ ConsensusDocs

    Brian Perlberg, executive director and senior counsel at ConsensusDocs, joins the podcast to talk about the recent creation of the offsite industry's first standard contract: ConsensusDocs 753 Standard Prefabricated Construction Contract. Created in partnership with MBI, this contract simplifies a formerly-complex and inadequate contracting process and provides greater clarity and well-defined risk allocation for all involved.

    Brian also explains how 753 came to be and what additional resources the offsite/modular industry can look forward to soon.
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    • 26 min
    Design for Automated Modular Manufacturing w/ Brave Control Solutions

    Design for Automated Modular Manufacturing w/ Brave Control Solutions

    In this episode of Inside Modular, Brent McPhail, founder and CEO of Brave Control Solutions, returns to discuss the current state of automation within the modular construction industry and what lies ahead as both designers and manufacturers embrace the benefits and challenges of modular automation.

    • 22 min

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