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Essential knowledge about heat transfer in shipping container buildings

Posted By: July 10, 2018 In Featured

If you’ve ever touched a hot stove, used a hair dryer, or felt the heat of a bonfire on a cold night, you have an intuitive sense of heat transfer. Adding heat where it is needed and removing heat where it is unwanted are two of the most energy

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

Posted By: February 5, 2018 In Featured

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

Must Read Shipping Container Home Articles of 2017

Posted By: December 21, 2017 In Featured

Welcome to the last article of 2017 for Container Home Plans. 2017 has been a standout year for both us and shipping container homes in general. Their popularity has continued to rise and we’re even seeing major publications such as Forbes and The Huffington Post talking about shipping container

Advantages of Building with Shipping Containers

Posted By: November 20, 2017 In Featured

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

Shipping Container Home Construction Timeline Example

Posted By: September 5, 2017 In Featured

A construction timeline or schedule is used to visualize all of the activities which need to take place throughout the process of building a home. While there are many generic construction timelines available online, to our knowledge, there aren’t any specifically created for shipping container homes. Many readers have