Gallery: Utah’s Sarah House Project Transforms Shipping Containers into...

Recycled clothing insulation and insulating paint keep the home warm in the winter and cool in the summer, and electric radiant heat keeps utility costs down. Once more construction is underway, White hopes the cost will be reduced to $75,000 for each home.

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  1. vincekotc November 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    I am hoping to begin a container project in Miami. Who can I contact for information on business plans, sources of labor and containers etc.

  2. Bella_DE May 3, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    It shouldn’t cost more than $30,000.00 if you get the containers free. $120,000.00 can get you a nice stick build home in Michigan. We have houses here, in poor parts of town, that are 25,000.00 to 50,000.00. Is someone making a profit on these? I thought it was a non-profit group. I know that in other states the land cost is more, but still. ??

  3. User1 May 2, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    The walls don’t look like they are furred. So the wires are under the floor?

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