Resources

Rainwater Harvesting System Pre-Filtering

CH – Rainwater Harvesting System: Pre-Filtering

Basic Elements of the Rainwater Harvesting System Functional and effective Rainwater Harvesting System should include at least the following elements: ⦁ Water Catchment Area (see: Container Rainwater Harvesting-Catchment ) ⦁ Leaf-Shedding (see: Container Rainwater Pre-Filtering Systems) ⦁Conveyance System ⦁First-Flush Diverter ⦁ Storage Tanks ⦁ Pre-Tank Filtering ⦁ Tank Fittings ⦁ Oxygenation And, if needed: ⦁ …

CH – Rainwater Harvesting System: Pre-Filtering Read More »

OFF GRID water harvesting system (2)

Off Grid Container Houses: Rainwater Harvesting Systems

CH – Rainwater Harvesting System: Pre-Filtering Basic Elements of the Rainwater Harvesting System Functional and effective Rainwater Harvesting System should include at least the following elements: ⦁ Water Catchment Area (see: Container Rainwater Harvesting-Catchment ) ⦁ Leaf-Shedding ⦁ Conveyance System ⦁ First-Flush Diverter ⦁ Storage Tanks ⦁ Distribution System ⦁ Overflow System ⦁ Protection from …

Off Grid Container Houses: Rainwater Harvesting Systems Read More »

Rainwater Harvesting System

CH – Rainwater Harvesting System: Catchment

Basic Elements of the Rainwater Harvesting System These days, rainwater harvesting is not anymore an example of extravaganza; it’s rather a clear “statement” expressing our eco-responsibility and commitment to Mother Nature. If it is still not convincing, let’s also mention that thanks to a lack of chemical treatment (chlorine), rainwater is usually healthier than any …

CH – Rainwater Harvesting System: Catchment Read More »

Rainwater Harvesting Systems

Rainwater Harvesting Systems for Container Houses

Rainwater Fundamentals For many, harvesting rainwater is a matter of their eco-consciousness. Hopefully, it will be a growing trend because frankly, Mother Nature can’t make it anymore without our collaboration. However, for those that opted for living in an off-grid environment, harvesting rainwater is a matter of life. Certainly in the forefront of this trend …

Rainwater Harvesting Systems for Container Houses Read More »

electric-installation-shipping-container-homes

Electrical Wiring of Shipping Container Home

Electrical installations in container-based houses must follow both: National electrical standards (NEC in US) and Local building codes. After all, such houses must receive the certificate of occupancy from Local Authorities, confirming that the place is safe and sound as well as hazard-free. At first it may seem to be nothing new as all houses …

Electrical Wiring of Shipping Container Home Read More »

mini-wind-turbine-container-home

Wind Turbines for Container Houses

We are all familiar with gigantic, multi-MW power wind turbines dotting usually scenic landscapes, but for most of us, here the knowledge about wind-turbines ends. It is much less known that these days there are also available small wind turbines designed for individual customers. In contrast to industrial behemoths characterized by large blades rotating along …

Wind Turbines for Container Houses Read More »