| Temporary Classroom Buildings: The Need Of The Hour|
|The concept of temporary classroom buildings is fast gaining popularity, as it offers solutions for space related problems in the field of education. Population increase leads to overcrowding in cities and villages. This space crunch can be solved if the Government takes up the responsibility of providing for such structures on a war footing.|
There are a number of advantages of this form of establishment. As these are makeshift arrangements, they can be easily carried from one place to another. The costs associated with building them are quite minimal, as compared to the brick and mortar establishments. As far as safety and security measures are concerned, they are absolutely safe and secure, as they have been specially designed, keeping in mind that there would be students studying in these classroom buildings. They are the right solution for the future, considering the space constraints which every nation is facing. The buildings which are built nowadays adopt the latest technology and are eco-friendly in nature. Also, they are energy efficient.
The higher authorities are insisting that the manufacturers adopt elevated energy efficient standards when building them. Manufacturers are also building doors, windows and HVAC systems, based on this and doing their bit for saving the environment. There are two options, either you can make use of the available space, or go in for a temporary arrangement.
Manufacturers of these types of establishments are now making sure that they are using energy efficient measures so that the learning environment remains healthy and is also beneficial to the children. Care and maintenance are very important factors when it comes to these make-shift buildings. However, in some of the research studies which were conducted on such portable classrooms, it was established that there were some environmental related issues which needed improvement. It is important to ensure that the quality of air within the classroom is clean. Another important factor is the drainage system, so as to ensure a hygienic surrounding.
Many schools do not have good acoustics. This is very important, so that the children feel like coming to the school and learning. When building these temporary classroom buildings, care should be taken to ensure that they are not built near the highways or busy roads. The HVAC units ensure that the indoor air quality remains hygienic and clean and the teaching staff should never try and put this off. Maintenance of the portables is a very important fact which one needs to bear in mind. They need to be replaced or changed, if they are not able to provide the right output. Another alternative is to ensure that they are maintained well.
Generally, the life span of these types of classrooms is approximately thirty years and even more, depending on how well they are maintained. The manufacturers however recommend that these units should not be used beyond their shelf life.
The future of these classrooms seems to be bright, as space is indeed becoming a big problem nowadays. With these easy and simple solutions, one can surely provide answers to the difficulties of overpopulation in schools.
This industry is trying its best to work together for providing the right solutions.