The purpose of this survey is to identify the opportunities and challenges associated with the use of off-site construction processes and technologies and how the National Institute of Building Sciences can foster the utilization of off-site construction to support high-performance buildings. This survey is anonymous. Your answers will be included in the aggregate only. There is an option to leave contact information at the end of the questions to allow follow-up, but this is voluntary.

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* 1. I have incorporated the following off-site elements in one or more projects in the last 12 months. (check all that apply)

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* 2. Rate the barriers to implementing off-site construction?

  No Barrier Small Barrier Moderate Barrier Significant Barrier
Industry Knowledge
Cost vs. Value
Design + Construction Culture
Program of the Building
Lack of Skills
Concern for Quality
Supply Chain + Procurement
Regulations + Codes
Site Operations
Health + Safety Risks
Transportation
Financing + Insurance
Manufacturing Technology
Urban Site
Rural Site
Distance from factory to site

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* 3. Considering the most successful project that utilized off-site construction, what was the distance from the factory to the site?

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* 4. During project planning phase for this project, who was responsible for the decision to use off-site? (select all that apply)

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* 5. Considering your most successful experience with off-site construction, what were the pre-construction expected benefits of using off-site? (select all that apply)

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* 6. For this project, what were the actual benefits realized by using off-site construction? (select all that apply)

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* 7. For the considered project, when did you collaborate with the contractor performing the off-site work and based on your experience, when do you recommend engaging the offsite contractor?

  Project Engagement Recommended Engagement
Concept
50% Schematic Design
100% Schematic Design
50% Design Development
100% Design Development
50% Construction Documents
100% Construction Documents
Post Bid

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* 8. What level of stakeholder collaboration is required to implement off-site construction in comparison to traditional construction methods?

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* 9. In the next 12 months, how often do you anticipate using off-site construction?

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* 10. What types of support could the National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council offer that would benefit your company's utilization of off-site construction? (select all that apply)

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* 11. What aspects of off-site design and construction information and data are you interested in? (select all that apply)

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* 12. The company I represent primarily provides the following services. (check all that apply)

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* 13. What is your company's annual revenue?

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* 14. The project types where my company has utilized off-site construction include: (check all that apply)

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* 15. In which state(s) was/were the project(s) that utilized off-site construction located?

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* 16. Which organizations does your company belong to? (select all that apply)

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* 17. If you would like a follow-up concerning The Institute's Off-site Construction Council activity, please identify yourself with name and email address in the box below (voluntary).

The National Institute of Building Sciences, Off-Site Construction Council will be conducting periodic surveys to support the AEC industry in implementing off-site construction. We invite you to join the National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council and participate in this discussion. It is open to professionals from across the building industry. Visit The Institute's website and register as a member at: http://www.nibs.org.

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