Gallery: Solar Powered Sea-Can House is Made Completely From Shipping C...

This large stack of shipping containers in Canada is well on its way to becoming a huge house that will be completely self-sufficient. The home is the tireless work of Bill and Rosanne Glennon, and when they finish they will have a 5,000 square foot retirement abode with all the accoutrements. While this may sound like another oversized energy hog filling the Calgary landscape, the Sea-Can Home will recycle 30 shipping containers, use only solar, wind and wood for electricity and heat, and stand only two stories above the plains - making it one of the lowest impact large homes in Canada.

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  1. Green Joy November 9, 2011 at 5:51 pm

    Wonderful design! The designer saved so much money on virgin materials by recycling these containers, bravo!

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