Your home’s “health” is only as good as the condition of its infrastructure, which includes the pipes, wiring, ventilation system, etc. The infrastructure refers to the mostly-unseen components in your home that keep your family comfortable, safe, and secure.

Here are many of the components that make up the infrastructure of your house:

HVAC / Ventilation
  • Furnace(s) – gas or electric
  • Heat pump or air conditioner
  • Geothermal
Heating / Cooling / Air Quality Options
  • Air filtration system
    • Media air
    • Electronic air filter
    • UV lighting
  • Zoning
    • Damper system
    • Number of zones
    • Zone locations
    • Zone controls
  • Thermostats
    • Programmable
    • Auto-switchover from heat to cool / cool-to-heat
  • Humidification
  • Ceiling and wall grills / registers
  • Floor registers
  • Cold air returns (all bedrooms have cold air return)
  • Dryer exhaust vents
  • Bath fan vents
  • Range hood exhaust

Note: Heating and cooling system must be designed correctly to have proper air distribution, provide comfort, and protect your home from the elements

Plumbing
  • Water supply lines / manabloc system
  • Drainage and vent system
  • Master / Full Baths
    • Faucets
    • Sinks
    • Toilet / trip lever
    • Tub
      • Free-standing tub
      • Drop-in tub
      • Fiberglass tub with tile walls
      • Fiberglass tub / shower unit
    • Shower heads and valves
  • Half Bath
    • Toilet / trip lever
    • Sink
    • Faucet
  • Kitchen
    • Faucet
    • Sinks
      • Apron style (farm sink)
      • Undermount
      • Self-rimming / drop-in
      • Vessel
    • Food waste disposer
    • Ice maker line and box
  • Laundry Room
    • Laundry / mop tub
    • Faucet
    • Washing machine hook up box
  • Utility Area (if applicable)
    • Laundry/mop sink
    • Faucet
  • Water heater(s)
    • Electric
    • Gas
    • Tankless
    • Instant hot water recirculation pump
  • Gas plumbing to:
    • Range / cook top / oven(s)
    • Furnace(s)
    • Fireplace(s) (if applicable)
    • Gas stub out (grill, firepit, etc. – if applicable)
    • Dryer
  • Hose bibs
  • Sump pumps (primary and battery back-up)
Electrical
  • Service breaker panel – total amperage (400 amp standard; can increase/decrease panel amperage per requirements)
  • Per electrical layout developed by builder, homeowner, and electric company
  • Light Fixtures
    • Budget for purchase of all light fixtures and bulbs including yard light
    • Electrician supplies: floodlights, recessed cans, eyeball lights, all light bulbs in recessed fixtures
Water Treatment System
  • City Water Source
    • Water Softener
      • Salt monitor kit
      • Brine sink installed in garage (if possible)
      • 150 lbs. of salt
    • Reverse-osmosis system to refrigerators with ice-maker and drinking spout at kitchen sinks,
      • Booster pump
      • Deluxe faucet
  • Well Water Source
    • Sediment system
    • Iron-out system / Eradicator
    • Sulfer filter-out system
Alarm
  • Key pad
  • Contacts (exterior doors and windows)
  • Glass breaks
  • Other options
Audio / Video System
  • Home theater / individual rooms
  • Music system
Internet Connectivity
  • Computers
  • Appliances
  • Wireless access points
Other Project Zones