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How to Create Restaurant Storerooms with Conex Containers

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Aug 23, 2018 @ 10:27 AM

Inventory management is an unsung but critical part of running restaurants and cafeterias. To quickly add space for non-refrigerated ingredients like canned goods, more and more businesses are turning conex containers into restaurant storerooms.

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Tags: Climate Control Solutions, Storage Solutions, Commercial and Retail Solutions

The Sudbury Community Food Pantry Scales up its Services

Posted by Paige Welsh on Tue, Jul 10, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Hunger is not just a problem for distant nations. It happens right here in the United States. More than one in ten (12.3%) American households were uncertain they would have enough food for all members of their household at some point in 2016, and of those households, around two out of five had members who missed meals (USDA ERS).  The Sudbury Community Food Pantry has been working for 28 years to move the needle on hunger in the Boston Metro West Region of Massachusetts.

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Tags: Climate Control Solutions, Storage Solutions

Climate Control Part 2: Air Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation in Container Structures

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Apr 19, 2018 @ 08:44 AM

In part 1 of our climate control series, we covered insulation options for shipping containers. We’re back this week with some basic considerations for ventilation and HVAC systems in conex containers modified for storage, mobile office and living space, container-based buildings, and industrial equipment enclosures.

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Tags: Climate Control Solutions

Climate Control Part 1: Insulating your Shipping Container Structure

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Apr 04, 2018 @ 09:30 AM

It’s spring time in Texas, which means the blue bonnets are blooming and we’re peeling off our jackets to enjoy the sunshine. The changing of the seasons got us thinking about how our container-based office kept us warm this winter and will keep us cool when the balmy Texas summer arrives. Climate control in shipping container-based structures comes down to picking the right features, so we’re sharing a few insights about creating a comfortable container structure for all seasons in this two-part climate control series. This week we’re covering the importance of insulation.

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Tags: Climate Control Solutions

Stay Cool!  Climate Controlled Shipping Containers Beat the Heat

Posted by Krista Short on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 @ 10:06 AM

It’s July, and it’s HOT - there’s just no other way to describe it. Air conditioners all across the country are turned to high. So what to do if you have valuable items, equipment or even employees in the field that need to stay cool? Storage sheds or outdoor tents just don’t provide the protection, security, and most off all cool comfort that’s required. Choosing a climate controlled shipping container will help keep the heat outside where it belongs.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Climate Control Solutions

Containers Make Better Modular Control Rooms for Energy Companies

Posted by Stephen Shang on Wed, Jan 15, 2014 @ 01:53 PM

The domestic energy business is still booming, with improved fracking technology, extraction techniques, and detection of reserves helping companies to tap new stores of energy. Oil and gas companies frequently need to perform complex management and IT functions in remote areas, over a period of months or years, as extraction takes place. To meet this need for portable office space, energy companies now use shipping containers as modular control rooms. Here’s how:

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Tags: Industrial Equipment Enclosures, Climate Control Solutions, Oil Field Solutions