Standard New Home Construction Specifications

Our standard New Home Construction Specifications include:

Foundation, Basement, Insulation, Flooring and Roofing

  • 11” insulated concrete foundations (ICF) for a warmer, quieter basement with greater energy savings
  • High-density non-petroleum based polyethylene drainage membrane on exterior
  • 4” drain tile and crushed stone around perimeter connected to storm drain
  • Semi-finished basements with a ceiling height of 8 feet 3 inches unfinished
  • 2” x 6” wood stud walls constructed with premium lumber only
  • R-22 insulation in all exterior walls comes with an additional R-5 Energy Shield and R-50 in attic.
  • Super 6 mil polyethylene continuous vapor barrier – joints overlapped and caulked
  • High density spray foam insulation on rim joist sealed to foundation insulation
  • Basement exterior walls and trim completely finished and primed with electrical outlets every 12 feet
  • 40 year designer or lifetime shingles on plywood sheeting
  • Ice and water shield in valleys and 3’ up roof slope
  • Pre-finished hardwood flooring and ceramic tile

Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing

  • 200 amp service with conduit to garage for future electrical charging station
  • Underground utility wiring
  • CO and smoke detectors throughout
  • Cat 5 high tech wiring
  • Pre-wiring for 5 cable and 5 telephone (with finished jacks)
  • Forced air high efficiency gas furnace with fresh air intake, electronic ignition and programmable thermostat
  • High efficiency HRV ventilators
  • Central air conditioning
  • Copper plumbing
  • Water pressure equalizer (scald guard) in all showers

Garage and Exterior

  • Insulated attached garage, drywalled and painted, with auto door opener
  • Remote and insulated door with windows
  • Spacious sundecks
  • Landscaping and sod
  • Paved driveway, finished walkway

Kitchens Etc.

  • Custom designed kitchen cabinets with under counter lighting
  • Premium designer paint
  • Main floor laundry facilities
  • Master bedroom ensuite

 

 

Custom Options

Includes all the features of standard residential construction plus:

  • Total ICF construction
  • 9 – 12 foot ceilings- cathedral, coffered etc.
  • High tech wiring for video surveillance, music, intercom, etc.
  • Fireplaces
  • Finished basements
  • Windows with self-cleaning glass/ triple glazed
  • Custom trim packages
  • LED lighting
  • Services of a design consultant