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New Plan release: RH2 2 Story, 4 Container Home

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RH2

Two Stories, 4 Shipping Containers

Plan Details

  • Containers: 4
  • Design Factors:
  • First Floor Load: 40 Psf Live / 10 Psf Dead
  • Second Floor Load: 30 Psf Live / 10 Psf Dead
  • Roof Load: Prefabricated mono-pitch trusses.
  • Design Standard(S): 2015 International Residential Code
  • Seismic Design: C
  • Wind Speed: 90 Mph (3 Second Gust)
  • Winter Design Temperature: -16º F
  • House Square Footage: 1440 Sf (720 Main Floor, 720 Upper Floor)
  • House Dimensions: 16’ X 60’ (Two Offset Shipping Containers @ Main Floor)
  • Patio Decks (2): 8’ X 15’ (240 Square Feet Total)
  • Porches (2): 8’ X15’ (240 Square Feet Total)
  • Levels: 2
  • Overall Height: 23’ - 9 7/16”
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathroom: 2 
  • Foundation: Concrete Pier Footings + 45’ High Cube Containers (9’-6” Typical)
  • Water Heating: Tankless Electric (Requires Minimum 200 Amp Service)
  • Heating: Wood Stove + Electric Back Up  Wall Heaters
  • Print Size: Arch D 24" X 36” (A1 594 X 841); Black & White Sheets

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