Zephyr Van Featured in the Coeur d’ Alene Press

By Kate Nichols | June 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Zephyr Van Featured in the Coeur d’ Alene Press

We were so happy to be featured in the Coeur d’ Alene Press’ Sunday paper this week as a new business to look for in town! We would like to thank Nils Rosdahl for reaching out to us and writing this piece on our business! “Converting vans to campers, Zephyr Van is a new business…

Plowing Snow in Glacier National Park

By Kate Nichols | June 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Plowing Snow in Glacier National Park

It is not uncommon for National Park visitors to drive all the way to Glacier in the month of May only to find out that the park has not fully opened for the season and is mostly inaccessible! The famous Going to-the-Sun Road is the only feasible way to cut through the park and connects…

Solar Panels!

By Kate Nichols | June 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Solar Panels!

If you are curious about the cost and savings solar panels can have at home, Google’s “solar savings estimator” is a great resource! This search engine uses your location to estimate your up front costs, and estimated savings over a 20 year period. It also will break down your current monthly electrical bill estimate and…

Finding Fresh Air’s Insulation Install Tutorial

By Kate Nichols | May 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Finding Fresh Air’s Insulation Install Tutorial

It can get interesting figuring out how to hang your wool batts from the ceiling or secure them to the walls of your van. Turns out it’s not as big of a task as you think it’s going to be and a perfect opportunity to get creative, all you need is some string and a…

Far Out Ride’s Insulation Guide

By Kate Nichols | May 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Far Out Ride’s Insulation Guide

Whether you are traveling through the Alpine Tundra in the Rocky Mountains or bugging out in the Mojave Desert, insulation in your van is a must for temperature control. We recently had someone reach out to us seeking advice about the different insulation options for their own van conversion project. We use Havelock Wool in…

Zephyr Van x Havelock Wool

By Kate Nichols | April 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Zephyr Van x Havelock Wool

There are a few different insulation products to choose from when working on a house or house on wheels project. We wanted to share with you a quick overview of Havelock Wool Insulation and why choose to install this product in our van conversions. While a typical blown, or blanket and batt insulation may be…