System Description
Design Assumptions 9 foot first floor ceiling height
8 foot second floor ceiling height (if used)
Gable roof; 2 dormers
Average roof pitch 12:12
Porch construction on foundations
Slab on grade, Crawlspace or Full Basement options
No Car, 1 car, 2 Car or 3 Car Garage options
Sitework No site clearing
Concrete driveway (if used)
Concrete walkway
Concrete patio (100 SF)
No deck
Sod lawn
No sprinkler irrigation
Average landscaping
City electric, sewer, gas and water
Foundations Excavation
8" poured concrete foundation wall
Home: 4" thick concrete slab with perimeter insulation
Garage (if used): 4" thick concrete slab
Crawlspace (if used): 2" thick crawlspace slab
Basement (if used) Excavation
8 foot full height basement
8" poured concrete walls with 2" rigid exterior insulation (R10)
Exterior Shell 2x6 stud walls; fiberglass insulation; sheathing; house wrap
Truss roof construction
2x10 Porch roof construction
Porch: wood clad 4x4 lumber post
Body: Cement fiber beveled siding
Gable ends: Cement fiber shake / shingle pattern
No simulated stone wainscot
No special trim complexity
Vinyl windows; Low-E glass; double glazing
Asphalt dimensional laminated shingles (250#)
Steel doors (insulated) with vision panel
No sliding glass door wall door
9'x7' and/or 16'x7' sectional steel garage door and opener (if used)
Home: R30 9" fiberglass ceiling insulation
Garage (if used): R19 fiberglass ceiling insulation
Special Spaces Kitchen cabinets: Good quality; melamine box; hardwood doors and face
Bathroom vanity: Good quality; melamine box; hardwood doors and face
Solid polymer (e.g. Corian®) counter tops
Kitchen floor: Ceramic tile
Bathroom floor: Ceramic tile
Interior Construction 12" Engineered composite wood joist system
2x4 interior wall framing
Ground floor stair to 2nd floor (if used): Pine treads and risers (requires carpeting); balusters/handrail, newel post
Basement stair (if used): Open riser
Loft railing (if used): 42" pine balusters
Home: ½" drywall walls and ceilings
Garage: ⅝" drywall walls and ceilings
Painted finish walls and ceilings
Home: 36 ounce nylon carpet
Home: Supplemental engineered floating wood floor (300 SF)
Breezeway / Mud Room (if used): Vinyl floor
2'-8" doors; (1-3/8" thick); prehung raised 6 panel solid pine; lockset; door and trim painted 2 coats
Carpeted stairs
Elevators None
Plumbing Average sink, faucet and toilet plumbing fixtures
Pedestal sink and faucet in half bath
Porcelain cast iron tub or premium fiberglass tub with tub door
Shower: No dedicated shower
Double bowl stainless steel Kitchen sink with faucet/spray and 3/4 HP disposal
Laundry sink
Heating / AC 90% efficiency furnace
Quality tight construction; low infiltration rate (.75 ACH)
No supplemental mechanical ventilation
Gas forced air furnace with metal ductwork
Air conditioning
No heated garage (if used)
No fireplace
Electrical 200 amp electrical service
Average fixed lighting
No security or hard wired fire detection
Appliances 30" wide refrigerator / freezer
24" dishwasher
30" gas or electric stove
30" exhaust hood (exterior venting)
Standard washer / dryer
Melamine closet shelving systems
Contractor Markup (General Conditions, Overhead & Profit) Constructed by Contractor
14% markup