Gaston Electrical Principal Bill Weber was recently featured in ConstructionDive.com’s Offsite Construction Series. In his discussion with writer Kim Slowey, Bill comments on the many benefits of pre-fabrication and the efficiencies it creates.
From the article: Prefabrication can even encompass entire smaller-scale structures, like a house, that are built and shipped in pieces and put together on site. Prefabricated systems and components can be built in a factory designated for such work or in a contractor’s warehouse. Bill Weber, principal at Gaston Electrical, in Norwood, MA, told Construction Dive in June that the ability to work with other subcontractors in order to assemble multi-trade racks ahead of time can reduce onsite skilled labor requirements by as much as half. And, according to Weber, companies that don’t take advantage of the efficiencies prefab offers could be setting themselves up for failure.
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