Interior walk through

Cost: $53,000 base price

Square Footage:
320 square foot

1 office room,1 half bathroom, 1 central area

Dimensions: 40’ L x 8’ W x 8’ H 



ekō Homes are built with an up-cycled shipping container consisting of corrosive resistant high-strength, low-alloy, corten steel coated with a marine grade enamel. Upon arrival into the manufacturing facility, The container is touched up with wire brush and sanded removing any impurities before being cleaned. Once cleaned a primer coating is added to the container prior to an added coat of exterior grade paint.

Container Types Utilized:
40’ x 8’ x 8’ ISO Container
20’ x 8’ x 8’ ISO Container

Dimensions: (1) 40’ + (1) 20’ ISO Container

40’ Unit

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20’ Storage Unit

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~20,000lbs (Both Container Units Finished)

Container - Specifications


Sherwin Williams: DTM Metal Acrylic Bonding Primer

Direct to Metal water-based acrylic Bonding Primer applied to the exterior of the container as a protective coating to maintain long life of the container.

Sherwin Williams: Exterior Grade Multi-Acrylic Paint – Multiple colors and finishes available.

Interior: Sherwin Williams: Pro Mar 200 Zero VOC Latex Paint

Complies with LEED, MPI, GREEN GUARD, Environmental Institute (GEI) and other green guidelines and regulations. Anti-microbial agents inhibit the growth of mold and mildew on the paint surface.

Exterior Windows:

Vinyl Single Hung Weld in Window: High performance Low-E + Argon gas filled insulated glass for heightened thermal energy efficiency with Four-point welded vinyl main frame attached to steel framing.

Exterior Doors:

Clear Low-E Glass Brick mold, Double PaneDoors Attached to steel framing.

Interior Doors:

36” x 80” Barn Door – 0.25” x 4’ x 8’ Poplar Sanded Plywood trimmed with 1”x 4” Pine attached by Sliding Track Hardware Kit

36” x 80” 6 panel Hollow Core MoldedComposite Single Pre-hung Interior Door

Interior Framing: 2”x 4” Wood Framed Stud Walls throughout unit.

Insulation: ASTM C518 R value

Ceiling / Floor: R-22 Closed Cell FoamInsulation
2-ComponentPoly/Iso closed-cell polyurethane spray foam.

Walls: R-15 Faced Batt InsulationFiberglas Batt insulation, Green guard gold certified

Wall Systems:

Finish Level:
Level 4

Drywall Type 1: 0.5” Fire resistant gypsum board; 0.5”.

Drywall Type 2: 0.5” Water resistant gypsum board.

Flooring: Laminate Flooring - Waterproof for 24 hours; 10 mm total thickness including foam backer and Vapor Barrier.

Half - Bathroom:
24” Vanity with Stainless Steel bowl Single Lever Handle Lavatory Faucet

Ergonomic Toilet 1.6 GPM
40CFM Exhaust Fan, UL Listed and HVI-2100 Certified.

Low Watt Microwave
Drop-in 2 Burner Propane Cooktop

9,000 BTU Mini-Split Unit with an energy efficient 22 SEER Rating Dual split, Wall Mounted, with Remote Control and Wifi Control.

Water Heater:
Propane Tankless Water Heater

Water Pressure Rating: 50 psi (max 80 psi)

Water Piping: High-Density Cross-Linked Polyethylene
(HDPE) PEX piping

Waste Piping: Highly-Durable Schedule-40 PVCPiping

Waste Openings: 1 RV Connection

Vent Openings: 3

Water Intake Port: 1 RV Connection

Shut Off-Valves: At all fixtures

Plumbing Testing:

Water Supply Pressure Test - IPC 312.5  

Water Tightness Test - IRC P2503.5.2  

Testing of Backflow Prevention Assemblies- IPC 312.9  

DWV System Test - IPC 312.2 and 312.3  

Window Leak Test - Internal Standard8.6.2

50 RV Hook-Up: 6-Space, 6-Circuit Outdoor MainBreaker Plug-On Neutral Load Center.

Hardwired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Photo electric smoke sensor and carbon monoxide detectors.Tamper-resistant with 9V backup battery.

Ceiling Lights: 6" Slim Recessed Lighting with junction Box

Exterior Lights: Exterior LED Wall MOD Sconce Light

Exterior: Duplex Receptacle: Weather resistant outdoor 20 amp 125 volt self grounding outlet

Interior Duplex Receptacle Outlets: 15 amp, 125 volt tamper resistant outlets.

Interior Duplex GFCI Receptacle Outlets: 15 amp, 125 volt tamper resistant outlets.

Range Receptacle: Wall mounted, 50 amp, 125/250 volt, Nema 14-50R.

Refrigerator Receptacle: Wall mounted, 15 amp, 125 volt.

Television/Data Jacks: Category 5e jack for ethernet, internet, phone. UL listed 2.4 GHz plated jack for A/V components, from standard TV to satellite TV.

Electrical Testing:
Dielectric Test - NEC 550.17 a
Continuity Test NEC 550.17 b
Polarity Test NEC 550.17 b
Electrical Operational Test NEC 550.17 b