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 ‘off-grid
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.
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 “Holy Grail
” 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.