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Designing Food-Safe Refrigerated Containers

Just outside of a small town in Southern Oregon’s wine country Shane has been diligently working on his farm, planning for next season’s crop. He’s using InSoFast to insulate several shipping containers that will serve as climate controlled coolers to dry his produce after harvest. Since Shane grows an edible product, the environment in the

A DIY Shipping Container Home

Back in 2014 we discussed the debt free sustainable lifestyle associated with The Tiny House Movement and Shipping Container Architecture. Throughout the past several years the movement seems to have moved along even further. HGTV has released several “Tiny House” shows and our Container Home customer base has grown from tiny to not so tiny.

A Discussion about Insulating Shipping Containers

Did you know that it’s actually more cost efficient for shipping companies to purchase new containers rather than transport empty ones back to their origin? This means that containers just keep on getting produced. And once they’ve successfully made their first and last venture across the sea, they sit idle and unused in shipping yards.

Going Small: The Tiny House Movement

Owning a house has grown into an integral aspect of the ‘American Dream’. This concept shared by generations of Americans was coined by James Truslow Adams in 1931 and pertains to the belief that anyone regardless of their circumstances at birth can pursue a better life by working hard. Becoming a homeowner symbolizes for many

Shipping Containers in Our Modern Framework

You’ve seen shipping containers on commercial freight trains, lugging anonymous cargo across the countryside. Their colorful stacked grid work overflows the landscape of seaside shipyards, filled with electronics and fabrics from across the Pacific Ocean. Shipping containers are an essential component of our modern day transportation system. Did you know that it’s actually more cost

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