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64. Redefining Modular Buildings with Guardian Structural Technologies

Here's a glimpse of what you'll learn: 

  • Who is Guardian Structural

  • What are the benefits of building with Guardian Panels

  • Structural versatility and scalability 

  • Who could benefit from building with this material

  • How Guardian Structural meets Passive House certification

"I'll not pay more than $75.00 a month to heat my home in the dead of winter."

-Breck Crandell (Director of Design TSI)

Show Notes:

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  • 0:30 - Introduction to episode 64 and Guardian Steel.

  • 1:40 - Project Highlight of the Week: Wilberforce University Dormitories.

  • 3:38 - How did Three Squared and Guardian Steel connect?

  • 6:00 - Overview of Guardian Steel. 

  • 9:20 -  What are the panels made of and why are they a good innovative building option?

  • 12:50 - The difference between guardian panels and traditional SIPS. 

  • 17:00 - Changing the way we think about cost to build. 

  • 21:28 - When was the first guardian building built?

  • 22:40 - Structural versatility of guardian panels. 

  • 27:41 - Customizing finishes of a guardian building. 

  • 30:00 - Process of building a guardian building. 

  • 33:11 - What is the scalability of guardian panels? 

  • 35:00 - Shifting away from shipping containers.

  • 39:40 - Meeting Passive House Institute certification.

  • 43:30 - Cost savings in heating and cooling. 

  • 45:27: Concluding thoughts for episode 64.

To learn more about Guardian Structural and the work they are doing head to their website.  

Supplementary episodes:Phius House with Kat Klingenberg

Reimaging Multifamily Housing with Susan King of HED

Part 3: Cochrane Home Update

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