April 2017

MPH Go Green

2017-05-05T12:03:32+01:00April 20th, 2017|Categories: Modular Buildings|Tags: , , |

As part of MPH’s ongoing Research and Development, we have installed our first green roof on a recently completed education project. Green roofs, often referred to as sedum roofs, can be tailored to meet project specific planning conditions and offer many environmental benefits. Requiring minimal maintenance, green roof technology serves as a sustainable urban drainage [...]

October 2015

Prefabricated modular buildings

2017-05-05T12:03:35+01:00October 29th, 2015|Categories: Modular Buildings, Offsite Modular Construction|Tags: , |

A construction project in Norway using prefabricated modular buildings caught our eye – and gave us an idea for our next holiday destination! The new adventure and exploration resort by architect Snorre Stinessen on Manshausen Island off the coast of Northern Norway features prefabricated portable cabins, cantilevered over the coastline. Offsite modular [...]

May 2012

New Modular Building – Browning House – Lovely Jubilee

2017-05-05T12:04:57+01:00May 10th, 2012|Categories: Completed Projects, Modular Buildings|Tags: , |

New Modular Building formal opening by HRH Princess Anne at Browning House Jubilee Centre As the Queen presided over the State Opening of Parliament today, we reflect on a royal occasion in the MPH calendar as we recently attended the formal opening of our new modular buildings by HRH Princess Anne at the Browning House [...]

November 2011

Air Permeability in Modular Buildings

2021-09-30T11:14:32+01:00November 14th, 2011|Categories: Environmental Benefits, Financial Savings, Modular Buildings, Technical Corner|Tags: |

Air permeability tests are designed to measure the integrity of a modular building from an air tightness perspective using pressure differentiation techniques. Air leakage typically occurs through gaps and holes in the building fabric and this uncontrolled ventilation affects the building in various ways. By reducing air leakage, buildings can be heated more efficiently to [...]

April 2010

Modular Buildings Meet the Criteria

2021-10-13T14:31:54+01:00April 6th, 2010|Categories: Environmental Benefits, Modular Buildings|Tags: , , , |

Modular Buildings - Sustainability, Embodied Energy, Carbon Omissions and the Reduction of Waste; Clients today are looking to meet this selection of criteria more then ever before. With the need to focus on these particular issues as 2010 fast approaches and, when looking beyond the next 12 months, the importance of identifying the final aims [...]

March 2010

Green Issues and Modular Buildings

2021-10-13T14:26:41+01:00March 17th, 2010|Categories: Environmental Benefits, Modular Buildings|Tags: , , , , |

'Off Site Construction', 'Build Off site', 'sustainability', and 'renewable energy' are all fashionable buzz key words that seem to be everywhere we go today. Not for the modular building and portable building industry, though, these are all familiar phrases that we have been using for many years; buildings produced in these modern times tick all [...]

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