Frequently Asked Questions
Since the container movement is relatively new, most cities do not have distinct rules and regulations set up for shipping containers. Because of this the permitting process is a lot more simplified compared to other forms of construction.
Yes. Green Container Builders is going to extraordinary lengths to ensure that our product can be ran on and off the grid with options such as solar panels, sceptic, and water connections.
One of the biggest reasons in making Green Container Builders the company it has become today was bringing a fresh, environmentally conscious approach to the traditional method of construction. We believe in creating a lower environmental impact through our methods of using re-purposed shipping containers, and options such as solar panels.
Yes, we have an in house team of professional solar power specialists, for all your solar needs.
Yes, these containers have been built to be portable if need be. Containers with a deck, solar panels, or custom roof structure are made for more of a permanent in place solution, although these features can still be disassembled and re-assembled for future use. If this is the case, we highly recommend using a professional service company with the appropriate equipment to help transport the containers as for some of these weigh in excess of 10,000 lbs.
We can attach these through various methods depending on what the client prefers. One method is attaching a plate to the 3’ deep structural concrete foundation posts we pour on site. This allows us to weld directly to the foundation. Other forms of attachment would be through bolting it to the foundation or just placing the container directly on a level surface.
Yes, Compared to conventional construction, we begin with a pre-fabricated structure ready to be customized to your needs.