5 Industrial Uses of a Reefer Container

Have you ever wondered how the foods like dairy products and fresh meat, vegetables and fruits are transported from one place to another? The answer to that is simple. Reefer containers. Yes! That’s true, now that I have said it, I am sure you have seen many reefer containers on the road or ports. Reefer containers are often known as refrigerated shipping containers and can be a 20ft shipping container or 40ft shipping container. The difference between normal shipping containers for sale and reefer containers is that normal containers will cool down or heat up with the external temperature, but
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4 Shipping Container Homes From Around The World

Who said that shipping container homes were limited in design? Throughout the world, engineers and architects have transformed ordinary containers normally used for shipping large quantities of items into homes and offices that anyone would love to live in. Below are some of our favourite designs from around the world: The Ecopod While the design doesn’t exactly jump off the page, the Ecopod is the ideal setup for anyone looking to live off-grid. Made out of a 20ft shipping container, it uses an electric winch used to lower and raise the heavy deck door which is powered by a solar
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How Shipping Container Homes Can Help the Environment

The humble shipping container is largely credited for changing the entire world. Since its inception in 1955 by Malcolm McLean and engineer Keith Tantlinger, these containers have allowed companies to save substantially on travel expenses, allowing people worldwide easier access, a wider variety of goods, and greater affordability. Cargo ship containers have gone a long way since then, however. Even after being abandoned in shipyards, they still retain their use. In what form, you may ask? Why, sustainable housing, of course! Why Container Houses Are The Future Below are three key reasons why repurposing old containers into houses isn’t a
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How To Create An Eco-Friendly Shipping Container Home

The main reason why people use and build homes using shipping containers for sale is to help give back to Mother Nature. But did you know that there are steps that one can take to make an already eco-friendly home even more, well, eco-friendly? Below are a few things that you can do to make your container home eco-friendly! Put On More/Fewer Clothes Turning the thermostat up or down can have a huge impact on your electricity bill. Help lower it by dressing accordingly for the weather. For example, not wearing long sleeves at home when it’s hot or dressing
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How To Unload A Shipping Container Safely?

One of the least asked questions regarding a shipping container is how to unload one safely. People are usually interested in knowing the other things about a shipping container, and thus, this question is the last one to pop into their minds. Unloading a shipping container is not an easy task. The top priority of the people involved in unloading the consignments is to make sure everything is kept safe. Safety depends on the size and weight of the structures. Once that is determined, focusing on the tools to use for the unloading process can be identified. Cranes Unloading a
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