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How to Stop Container Condensation

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.  It can even go by a few names, like container rain, container sweating, wall moisture, and others. It’s a technical topic that can be confusing, but our intention is to pull back the […]

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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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