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Susan LaPlante-Dube

Susan LaPlante-Dube

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How to make a Climate Controlled Shipping Container

Posted by Susan LaPlante-Dube on Nov 11, 2010

The seasons are changing here in AustinTexas but the heat is always on peoples mind.  I get asked all the time, how can I keep the stuff in my shipping container from cooking in the heat in Austin and San Antonio? 

Foam insulation is a popular modification for conex shipping containers.

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Modified Shipping Containers in Austin

Posted by Susan LaPlante-Dube on Oct 1, 2010

I've helped customers with modified shipping containers in Austin for the last few years, and I thought I'd seen every use for for a shipping container, from an art studio to a full bar.  But, this week I saw something new.  I had a customer call me and ask if we could make a few basic modifications to a 20' shipping container.  The modifications included a personnel door in the side, lights, power and an exhaust fan. 

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