Entekra’s Gerard McCaughey on the Value of Modular Construction

Gerard McCaughey, CEO of Entekra, shares his experience and success of modular construction from Ireland. In this short video, he describes the value of the modular construction process and how it can help reduce the amount of labor needed, which will be key to the success of the housing industry in the next decade.

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Entekra’s Gerard McCaughey Aims to Disrupt the Industry’s Stick-Build Mentality

Entrekra’s Gerard McCaughey puts a UK perspective on holistic built vs. U.S. penchant for stick built.

Modular, panelized, and manufactured home construction have been marketed as time-saving alternatives to stick building, but the real disrupter for the U.S. home building industry could be fully integrated off-site solutions (FIOSS), also called off-site construction, as has been done in Europe and Japan.

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Offsite, On-Site Insight from the Other Side of the Pond

A far-flung correspondent reports on advanced home construction practices in Ireland, UK, and Germany.

This week I was honored to join Gerry McCaughey, European construction industry legend and my co-patriot on a research trip to our homeland in Ireland, and then to England and Germany. Having sold Century Homes, Europe’s largest fully integrated offsite solutions (FIOSS) provider to global insulation specialist Kingspan Group PLC in 2005, McCaughey now has his sights set on introducing this well-defined process to the U.S. market through his new venture, Entekra.

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September 28, 2017
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Benefits of Off-Site Building

There are convincing arguments to be made in favor of prefabricated housing.

I was skeptical about the supposed benefits of building houses in a factory was an understatement. But I’m no longer skeptical after hearing Gerard McCaughey speak in May at BUILDER’s Housing Leadership Summit, a conference for the nation’s largest home builders. McCaughey is founder, CEO, and chairman of Entekra, which, as he describes it, is an off-site builder (aka prefabricator) of houses and commercial buildings. Entekra’s current manufacturing plant is in Ripon, California, and is capable of shipping product to about a 50- to 100-mile radius of the plant. Here’s how McCaughey changed my mind:

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By Frank Anton
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Entekra CEO Gerry McCaughey to Speak at PCBC 2017

Gerry McCaughey will speak at PCBC 2017, which takes place in San Diego, California, June 28 and 29. PCBC is the largest homebuilding tradeshow representing the West Coast region. McCaughey will discuss fully-integrated off-site solutions (FIOSS) during the Thursday, June 29 session “Innovate or Die: The Disruption of Home Building.” For more information about PCBC, visit pcbc.com.

McCaughey to Present Two Sessions at the 2017 Housing Leadership Summit

Gerry McCaughey will outline how U.S. builders can transition to off-site construction during two sessions as the 2017 Housing Leadership Summit, to be held May 8 to 10 in Dana Point, California. He will be presenting during the sessions “The Tech: Elephant in the Room” and “Model Makeover: From On-Site Building to Off-Site.” For more information on this conference, visit housingleadershipsummit.com.

McCaughey Addresses the Reluctance to Change in the Construction Industry

To address the slow adoption of modern methods of construction in the United States, as well as its ramifications, Gerry McCaughey penned the article “The Most Dangerous Words in the English Language.” Read article