April 13, 2021
For immediate release




Extending the life of a traditional prefab Pan-Abode home with state-of-the-art factory-built panelized wall systems brings together 60 plus years of building science in one award-winning renovation. Steve Kemp of Kemp Construction joins Mike and Jennifer-Lee on Measure Twice, Cut Once to explore whole-home renovations using state-of-the-art building science.


EPISODE #13 PREFAB-ULOUS: Home Renovations and Factory Built Panelized Wall Systems


Building walls in a controlled factory environment increases quality and precision, reduces installation time, limits the environmental impact, offers price assurance and is estimated to have a           25% reduction in waste.


Panelized wall systems helps to control the pricing and the time frame to build or renovate your home, saving you money. While the foundation is getting built, the walls are being built in a factory.”


“You don’t have to dumb down the house design to use panelized wall systems. The structural requirements and custom cuts get built into the wall at the factory.”


Steve Kemp, Kemp Construction

Packed with resources and tips, episode #13, Pre-fab-ulous launches today!


Season Two explores a series of exciting housing projects including whole-home renovations, aging in place, adaptability solutions, new high-performance and passive homes, duplex designs, small housing solutions, redesigned award-winning character homes, plus so much more! Co-hosts Mike and Jennifer-Lee ask the questions, so homeowners get the answers to help build or renovate the home right, the first time. Season One looked at everything you need to know before you start your project.


Media Contact: Dawn Sondergaard



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HAVAN provides both industry and consumer education, and actively liaises with local municipal governments with the focus of meeting Metro Vancouver’s housing needs.  A not-for-profit association, HAVAN is proudly affiliated with both the provincial CHBA BC, and national CHBA offices.