How To Build Off-Grid Shipping Container House Part 1 (epub format)

ebook - "How to build an off-grid shipping container house" is an ebook packed with information to help you build a container house you would like to live in. 28 chapters of step by step colour pictures and instructions that will save you time and money.


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E-book How to build an off-grid shipping container house, is a step by step guide to creating a sustainable home from shipping containers you would like to live in. This ebook is packed with detailed explanations and colour photographs that are easy to understand and simple to follow. This book has 28 chapters, one for each aspect of the construction. These include installing doors and windows, building a shower, creating an insulated ceiling with LED lighting, and building a sunshade roof to cool the house and collect rainwater for drinking. There is extensive information about how to create mains electricity from solar panels and store it in batteries to be used whenever you want. With this book you really can go โ€˜off-gridโ€™. Each chapter begins by exploring different options and considerations. Examples: material, price or portability. Each topic has very detailed descriptions about how to construct (for example) the shower or window with colour photographs throughout. There are numerous easy to understand diagrams and schematics that give a lot of detailed information. Each chapter has a price list for the materials used. Each chapter has an excellent section that highlights the mistakes made or lessons learned that would make it easier to do next time. What do you cover in your build a shipping container house eBook?

  • Step by step instructions
  • Over 250 detailed colour photos
  • Breakdown of project costs
  • Mistakes
  • Thought processes
  • Material costs and sizes
  • Problems I encountered
  • Other people's wisdom & experiences
  • Things I would do differently
  • Tools used
  • Techniques that work
  • Costs versus benefits
  • Wiring diagrams and schematics

Chapters in the e-book

  • Introduction
  • Buying two containers
  • Moving lifting and placing containers
  • Road building
  • Site preparation
  • Foundations
  • Ceiling in living container
  • Sunroof
  • Solar powered lighting
  • Sustainable electricity
  • Installing solar panels
  • Batteries
  • Wiring the solar panels
  • Windows and doors
  • Communication and internet
  • Gas hot water and washing machine
  • Ceiling in bathroom and kitchen
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Heating
  • Cold water
  • Passive air conditioning
  • Living in container milestones
  • Building a dam
  • Firewood
  • Solar hot water
  • Total costs

The author builder, Paul Chambers lives in his container home and you get a real feel for what is involved. This book interacts with the internet with links to over 50 free high quality videos that show each aspect of the build from start to finish. There are also links to training and information videos that will assist a prospective builder. One reviewer described it as the โ€œHoly Grailโ€ of information for anyone considering a similar project. The cost savings alone, from the lessons learned sections make this book a MUST BUY. This is book is packed with quality information and is a pleasure to read.

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