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Container Condensation Protection

Design & Build

In the first part of our two-part discussion of container home condensation, you learned how condensation forms and why it is a relevant concern for shipping container homes.  If you didn’t get a chance to read it, we recommend you start there first by clicking here.  Here in Part 2, we’ll discuss the problems that […]

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Container Condensation Science

Design & Build

If you’ve done any research into shipping container homes, you know that condensation is a common concern for a lot of people.  However, like many of these more technical topics, there is a lot of confusion and misinformation out there.  Our purpose with this two-part series is to pull back the curtain of mystery surrounding […]

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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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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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