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Temperature Control Container House

Temperature Control of Container Houses

Keeping moderate indoor temperatures throughout the whole year is essential for comfortable living experience. Unfortunately, it is significantly more difficult to accomplish in container houses than in traditional ones and eventual off-grid location makes it even worse. It’s because: a) Metal structures warm-up very quickly when exposed to sun converting quickly into slow cookers. b) …

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How to Convert a Shipping Container into a Tiny House – Step by Step

Tiny houses are increasingly becoming popular among individuals across the world. They offer us greater financial freedom and help us lead a self-sufficient life. Not only that, they leave a smaller environmental footprint than their bigger cousins. Shipping container homes allow you to further these goals of financial independence and environmental protection. With the use …

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Dehumidify Shipping Container

How to Dehumidify a Shipping Container House

In the previous writing (Condensation in Container Houses) we discussed various ways of installing layers of thermal insulations in order to prevent condensation. As it could be expected, there is no easy answer to the problem of condensation to which all container-based houses are exposed much more than traditional wooden-frame houses. Now, it’s time to …

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What is Best Type of Foundation for Container Homes

While building a container home, the foremost thing you need to consider is its foundation. These foundations decide the strength of your house. Choosing the right type of foundation is, therefore, very important. Choosing the right type of container foundation Primary considerations while designing the foundation include: Cost Structure Cost Calculating the cost involved in …

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Container Houses Eco Friendly

Are Container Houses Eco Friendly

Container-based houses (especially their customized versions) are especially attractive housing solutions for countryside. Due to their short on-site “construction” time and “out-of-the-box” nature as well as quite easy transport, they can be deployed in almost no time even in remote locations. There is an overwhelming perception that container-based houses are eco-friendly, so they can perfectly …

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