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Insulation Systems

All van conversions start with choosing an appropriate insulation system. Here in the NE we know cold. There are many different approaches to insulation but we have focused on what has proven to work well in the extremes of hot summers and sub freezing winters. Starting with an application of sound deadening panels in critical areas, we then insulate with either Thinsulate or wool insulation batting depending on customer preferences. We pay attention to all critical thermal bridging areas, to ensure the best thermal barrier is generated. We are happy to report we enjoy van adventures even in the dead of winter.

Electrical Systems

We engineer electrical systems to match your needs.  Whether a simple lighting system or a full  power management system with solar, shore and alternator charging options – we have you covered.  You can rest assured knowing that Downeast Vans has the electrical engineering skill to ensure all the systems work well together and will provide years of reliable power when you are out in the woods.

Heat and Plumbing Systems

We can add a simple jerry can potable water system or build a fully integrated hot and cold water system for shower and sink.  Add a composting or cassette toilet,  a propane or diesel based heating systems, and you have the freedom to roam 12 months of the year in comfort.

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