container homes

By: Isaac Gonzalez

•What are the standard sizes for shipping containers and what is the square footage for each?


-Length: 19′ 10″ | 6.06m

  • -Width: 8′ 0″ | 2.44m
  • -Height: 8′ 6″ | 2.60m
  • 40 FOOT

    -Length: 40′ 0″ | 12.2m

  • -Width: 8′ 0″ | 2.44m
  • -Height: 8′ 6″ | 2.60m
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    How much does each standard size of shipping container weigh?


    -2 to 2.5 tons

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    •What local businesses handle shipping container sales?

    H&P leasing Inc.

    -1849 Flowood Dr, Flowood, MS 39232

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    •Container homes can be prefabricated and built in a warehouse. Show 3 examples of prefabricated homes and the companies that built them and location.

    •Can electrical and plumbing be included in prefabrication?

    yes in a container home they can put pluming and electrical its like a normal hose.
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    •What kind of foundation is required for the weight of a shipping container?

    •What kind of insulation is needed for these metal structures?

    Loose-fill Insulation
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    what is the cost for a 6 container home? How about a single container home?

    1 container-1,500

    6 container-9,000

    3 companies that specialize in Container home design

    1-Emmanuel Design Group



    container homes in the state of Texas and especially in the Dallas area

    6 images of container homes around the world