This is something that interested and bothers me since some years ago, I believe that to some of you too.Shipping containers as an Architectural material is not different than building with brick and mortar.One of the problems is that it is not too much cheaper to build with them, so the problem I found most […]
Vacuum Glass Windows V-Glass vacuum Insulating Glass”Windows Insulating Glass ™– Pete Petit, Founder “The typical home loses 30% of its heat through windows, so highly insulating windows are an energy efficiency option with a disproportionately large benefit.Well-insulated walls deliver R-12 to R-20 insulation, 3 to 5 times less heat loss than triple glazed windows.Why can’t […]
Choosing the best XXI Century energy‐efficient insulation material for your shipping container Everyone thought that we were done with Insulation materials, in the last post before this one, we just wrote about the more conventional ones, traditional insulation materials, such as cork, mineral wool, cellulose, polystyrene or polyurethane (PUR), that are capable of preserving energy […]
Choosing the best XX Century insulation material for your shipping container There is a lot of ink used to write about insulating shipping containersBut, as of some of you already know me, I prefer to focus on unconventional and new materials, than in the more conventional and better know, like (EPS) expanded polystyrene, which is […]
Rubber gaskets are fitted to the container doors during the manufacturing process and prevent water ingress.Door gaskets are designed to present two or more fins against the structure or adjacent door.These are generally flexible but when the gasket is damaged, they may become hard or blocked thus jamming the door closed, or preventing it being […]
2. Lockbox The lockbox is a steel box welded to the right-hand door which overlaps a staple welded to the left-hand door. A padlock, normally type CISA type 285 66 can then be attached inside the lockbox through the staple and is then protected from direct attack, hindering attempts to gain entry to the container.