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How PEBs contribute to reduced construction waste?

How PEBs contribute to reduced construction waste?

Construction practices are constantly evolving to minimise environmental impact. Pre-engineered buildings (PEBs), also known as prefabricated steel buildings, are emerging as a sustainable alternative to traditional construction methods. One of their key advantages lies in their ability to significantly reduce construction waste. Here, we share some of the ways in which a PEB steel structure can reduce waste generated during the construction process.



Traditional construction and the waste problem:

Conventional construction sites often generate a substantial amount of waste due to various factors, including:


  • Improper material management: On-site cutting and fabrication of building components can lead to excess scraps and offcuts.
  • Site variations and errors: Unexpected changes in plans or mistakes during construction can result in unusable materials or resource wastage. These factors can greatly increase the amount of waste produced.
  • Limited reusability: Traditional building materials, such as concrete or bricks, often cannot be reused once they are discarded.


These factors contribute to overflowing landfills and strain natural resources. PEBs offer a solution by promoting a more controlled and efficient building process.



How PEBs contribute to reduced waste?



PEBs address the waste problem through several key aspects:


  • Off-site fabrication: Unlike traditional construction, where materials are cut and assembled on-site, PEBs are manufactured in controlled factory environments. This allows for precise measurements and minimal wastage during the fabrication process.
  • Computer-aided design (CAD): PEBs use advanced CAD software to optimise material usage. Every component is designed to specific requirements, reducing the likelihood of errors and unnecessary material use.
  • Higher reusability: The steel components used in PEBs are highly recyclable. At the end of a PEB's lifespan, the steel can be dismantled and repurposed for new construction projects, minimising the demand for virgin materials.



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Explore our pre engineered buildings. We can fabricate up to 25,000 metric tons each month, with all operations, including fabrication, done in-house. Our in-house testing laboratory conducts regular quality checks on both raw materials and finished goods. We use highly durable and galvanised materials that meet IS2062 and ASTM572 standards. Our 24/7 logistics and dispatch department ensures a quick turnaround time for custom orders. Our engineering team offers installation and technical advisory services. We source top-quality raw materials from reputed vendors like SAIL. Our designs are approved by IITs, Indian Railways, PHED, and SGS.

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