Gallery: One Cool Habitat Offers a Customizable Prefab ‘Your Way’

A composite panel is now used that offers a high strength, fire retardant, vermin proof, non-sagging insulative alternative that is completely recyclable. Because these panels are able to span their length unsupported from edge to edge, these 'floating walls' greatly reduce the transmission of temperature and noise from the exterior wall and roof areas of the container.

One Cool Habitat is built out of a 20′ shipping container, using the chasis of the container as a basis for the space. They cut out space for windows and doors, efficiently reusing the cut parts or sending them off to shipping container rebuilders. Windows are bonded to the frame of the structure similar to how a car windshield is attached — this provides extra support for the frame. Rather than traditional insulation and wall facing, a composite panel is used that provides efficient insulation, strength, and a wall. This composite is also fire-retardant, vermin proof and fully recyclable.


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1 Comment

  1. flalargo January 11, 2015 at 11:34 am

    can you build in sections?

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