IQ Container Homes have been designed with both the environment and your comfort in mind:

  • Shipping containers are made of non-corrosive corten steel, not only built to last but 100% recyclable at the end of their life
  • Superior insulation which exceeds building code requirements minimises the need for heating and cooling
  • Standard practical designs and off-site construction minimises waste
  • Design features eco principles such as passive solar and cross ventilation
  • Eco friendly products used in the construction and fitout such as low VOC paints, timber sourced from sustainable NZ forests, LED lighting & Energy efficient appliances
  • Renewable energy generated through rooftop Photovoltaic system (solar power)*
  • Rainwater harvesting system collects and recycles rainwater to supply the toilet and laundry*

eco features
Refer to our eco-features page for more info.

* Excludes our Waiheke and Hobbit models