This ridged steel prefabricated house can withstand extreme heat, torrential downpours and extreme winds and has been rated for a grade five storm (cyclone) by New Zealand engineers.
The Habode prefab home includes a generous living and kitchen areas, 2 or 3 bedrooms, a bathroom and laundry. Extra decking space, sun shades, roof racks and chimney flu can also be added.
Total floor space: 80 sq. ft.
Green features: Double glazing, Solar power and waste heating capabilities, Roof rainwater runoff capturing capabilities, Water saver cistern and Low energy fluorescent downlights.
Prefab home design: Rod Gibson, International Housing Solutions.
Manufacturer location: New Zealand.
Prefab plans: Available.