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IQ Container Home

Home Details

Land Area
2425 m2
Building area
45 m2
Year built
2015
Rooms
2 bedroom(s), 1 bathroom(s)

Environmentally responsible IQ Container Home *on track to achieve a 7 Homestar rating*

This is an example of a 40'HC container home featuring a separate bedroom, bathroom/laundry, kitchen & living area (IQ Tekapo model) with an additional 20'HC container added on for additional space (IQ Waiheke model) IQ Container Homes are constructed from durable corten steel and are designed to withstand the harshest of conditions, recognised as earthquake, hurricane and fire resistant.

They require minimal foundations and are suitable for sloping sites. Standard features include: - Superior insulation which exceeds building code requirements minimising the need for heating and cooling - Practical design and off-site construction minimising site disturbance and waste - Eco design principles such as passive solar and cross ventilation - Eco friendly products used in the construction and fitout such as low VOC paints, sustainably sourced timber, LED lighting, recyclable flooring & energy efficient appliances - Renewable energy generated through 3kw rooftop Photovoltaic system (solar power) - Built in 1000L tank collects rainwater to supply the toilet and laundry saving around 45% of water costs

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