Container Home Research

by Robert Bugner

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

The standard size of shipping container exterior:

length 40'

width 8'

height 8'6"

Square feet : 2,350

http://www.containeroutlet.com/containerinfo.htm

•How much does each standard size of shipping container weigh? Include size of container and weight.

The average weight for a 40ft container is about 5,071 lbs

What local businesses handle shipping container sales? Please give their name and location

Sooner Container Inc

Conroe, TX

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 electricity and plumbing can be included