Concrete’s inherent properties are ideally suited to the education sector - its reputation for durability offers important savings in repair and maintenance within the school environment. Furthermore, whole life savings can be attributed to concrete’s thermal mass which is acknowledged to be a valuable solution to the problem of overheating and its associated cooling costs.
Precast concrete manufacturers can supply a wide variety of external finishes, whilst details such as solid floors and insulated walls deliver concrete’s acoustic benefits and contribute to a building’s fire safety. There are many reasons to use offsite build systems, including:
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