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Ecologically Sound

Posted by glenn
A regular forty-foot container has about 4,000 kg (8,818 lb) of steel, which takes 8,000 kWh (28,800 MJ) of energy to melt down. Repurposing used shipping containers is increasingly a practical solution to both social and ecological problems.

Wikipedia article

Shelter in place

Posted by glenn
“People want and desire a home that is safe and secure when mother nature acts up. Our hurricane and earthquake proof container homes can withstand 100 MPH winds on a foundation or 175 MPH winds when anchored with pylons, and have proven to be extremely solid in tornadoes or hurricanes.

James Davis
Owner