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Heat transfer in shipping container homes

Design & Build

One of the most energy consuming processes affecting your shipping container home energy usage is the transfer of heat into and out of the building.  Sometimes you want to purposefully move heat, and sometimes you want to slow its movement.  Both cases are important and deserve your attention and planning when designing and building a […]

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Short Term Rental Container Home Build

Case Studies

It’s becoming more and more common to rent out a room in your house, or even a whole separate building, as a short-term rental (or STR) on platforms like AirBnb, HomeAway, and others.  Shipping container homes provided an excellent way to get an income producing asset that can sit on your property and provide accommodation […]

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Should you use a Refrigerated Shipping Container for your Container Home?

Should you build with Refrigerated Shipping Containers?

Design & Build

We’re often asked about refrigerated shipping containers, commonly known in the shipping industry as reefers. As we’ve already discussed, one of the primary issues encountered when building a container home is adding insulation. Without insulation, your container will be noisy and, more importantly, uncomfortably warm or cold depending on your climate. Refrigerated shipping containers are […]

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Advantages of Building with Shipping Containers

Fundamentals

Those of you who’ve read our articles for any length of time know that we’re certainly advocates for shipping container homes. They are a fantastic building material, and when used appropriately, they offer several advantages over traditional construction materials and methods. In this article, we’re going to cover the main benefits of building your home […]

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