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Shipping Container Permitting Terminology

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

When it comes to permitting structures that use shipping containers, there’s more than one option and a lot of acronyms. To get oriented, let’s go over the who, what, and why of some terminology you’ll run into as you try to permit your container building. We recommend reading these definitions in the order written because they build on each other.

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Tags: Building Code for Containers

Permitting Shipping Container Buildings Through AC462 Code Compliance

Posted by Paige Welsh on Tue, May 15, 2018 @ 09:08 AM

Permitting shipping container buildings is about get much easier for our customers. After hundreds of hours of research, meetings, and evaluations of our manufacturing process, we received Evaluation Service Report (ESR) 4163 certifying that Falcon Structures can supply shipping containers fit for use as building materials as outlined in AC462. ESR 4163 also makes Falcon Structures the first in-house modified shipping container manufacturer using code compliant containers.

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Tags: Container-Based Buildings, Industry News, Falcon News, Building Code for Containers

Shipping Container Success and Safety Go Hand in Hand

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Sep 20, 2017 @ 09:28 AM

The building code and regulatory landscape can be difficult to navigate. Add to that the increased buzz around shipping container structures and some people will have concerns regarding how current regulations ensure that shipping container-based structures are safe. Currently, regulatory bodies are evaluating the best path forward and we at Falcon Structures, along with other players in the modular and shipping container industries, are working to move that conversation forward.

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Tags: Industry News, Container-Based Buildings, Building Code for Containers