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Riverside Forest Of Mettawa

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Eco-friendly River Forest of Mettawa

I.G. Construction proudly presents their newest custom home offerings in the River Forest of Mettawa subdivision located in Mettawa . . This residential enclave will feature entirely eco-friendly design/build packages. These estate-size homes will include many green, and sustainable, features as building standards.

The homes designed by I.G. Construction, reflect a European design aesthetic that will surely complement this premier custom home neighborhood. This is a company renown for designing and building homes that put an accent on unparalleled elegance and extraordinary interior and exterior detailing. No other building company has a firmer grasp of the design sensibilities of historic proportions.

I. G. Construction offers eight new designs to be built on this luxurious countryside together with the convenience of nearby amenities, recreational areas, and quality schools . Design modifications are available, as well as design services for a custom home unique to only one owner.

Riverside Forest of Mettawa is located In Mettawa, IL http://mettawa.org/ just minutes from O’Hare, two miles from shoping , one mile from I-94 adjacent to open space and a nature preserve, and is located within the highly-rated Vernon Hills school District , Carmel Catholic High School http://www.carmelhs.org/ and Lake Forest Academy http://www.lfanet.org/default.aspx .

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subdivision plan

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Available models

   

lot# 10 ( 4.3 acres)

$ 2 598 000

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5300 sq.Ft.
  • 3 car garage
  • Stone exterior
  • 5 Fireplaces
  • Balcony
 

lot# 11 (3.4 acres)

$ 1 548 000

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4000 sq.Ft.
  • 3 car garage
  • Hardwood Floors
  • 2 Fireplaces
 

lot# 3 ( 4 acres)

$ 2 298 000

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5300 sq.Ft.
  • 3 car garage
  • Stone exterior
  • 5 Fireplaces
  • Balcony
         
   

lot# 17 (3.7 acres)

$ 1 148 000

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4200 sq.Ft.
  • 3 car garage
  • Hardwood Floors
  • 2 Fireplaces
 

lot# 15 (3.5 acres)

$ 1 548 000

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3900 sq.Ft.
  • 3 car garage
  • Hardwood Floors
  • 2 Fireplaces
  • Balcony
 

lot# 17 ( 3.7 acres)

$ 1 548 000

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5300 sq.Ft.
  • 3 car garage
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Balcony
  • 3 Fireplaces

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home features


IGCONSTRUCTION premier homebuilder
Green building features Standard:

1. Energy efficient, Energy Star certified homes can be up to 90% more efficient home than standard construction
http://www.energystar.gov/

2. Geothermal (ground water use to heat or cool your house) forced air system with an option of radiant heat; up to 30% government tax incentives to buyer http://www.energy.gov/taxbreaks.htm
3. Closed cell insulation for better R value (R-31 at exterior walls), made of renewable materials, and free of harmful chemicals such as bleach; our foam insulation can help to reduce your energy consumption, and lower your utility bills
4. Energy Recovery Ventilation systems with air quality sensor, provides fresh air intake and exhaust air discharge duct connections
5. Installation of Energy Star Viking appliances, environmentally friendly and saves energy cost .
6. Energy Star certified recessed lighting that features lowered energy consumption.
8. Natural stone, stucco and reclaimed brick for exterior finishes (no siding)
9. Dual flush Totol toilets conserving 60% more water than the average toilet
10.Seal all duct work joints and insulate air supply duct work with Mastic Air Duct Sealants and R-8 insulation at cold areas; reducing the amount of air flow and heat loss
11.No- or low-VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) paints, stains and varnishes are used throughout the home, reducing or eliminating the harmful toxic emission found in the other paints http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volatile_organic_compound
12.Install 2” rigid insulation along the exterior concrete foundation walls
13.Install hot water circulated system that provides instant hot water and reduces water waste
14.Insulate hot water pipes to reduce heat loss
15.Energy Star rated windows, dual Low-E retaining more heat or cool inside the home, which delivers a better insulation value than single layer Low-E glazing
16.Sealing bottom plate of wall system to sub-floor with caulk to prevent air penetration
17.Insulate the headers over doors and windows; these areas usually exhibit the largest thermal breaks
18.Providing 1” total of the outside sheeting to minimize thermal bridging and air infiltration
19.Caulking all exterior sheeting to studs and plates to prevent air leaks

21.Glass doors at fireplace openings to prevent air leaks

Standard Interior Features:
1. 10’ first floor and 10’ second floor ceilings
2. Exceptional trim work includes:
• 8’ on the first floor and 6’8” on the second floor, solid core doors
• 4¼ “ casing
• 7¼ “ Base board
• 7¼ “ crown molding on complete first floor and second floor hallway
• Double member chair rail in Dining Room
• Wood paneled, stain finish in Library
3. TJI silent floor system with Sub floors that are glued, nailed and additionally screwed just before finishing floor insulation to eliminate the possibility of squeaks
4. Rigid insulation on all cold walls
5. Aluminum insulated overhead Garage doors
6. Stone floors in first floor foyer, hallway, kitchen, breakfast room, mud room, and bathrooms; Red Oak flooring in balance of home
7. Main staircase (1st to 2nd floor) in Red Oak with metal spindles
8. Custom Master suite closets; other closets to be carpenter built
9. Central Vacuum
10. Heated floors in the Master Bathroom
11. Security system with glass breakage and motion detectors
12. Cat 6 internet wiring and pre-wired for phone system
13. 1¼“ granite counter tops in the kitchen and ¾ “ in bathrooms
14. ¾ hp garbage disposal
15. Energy Star Viking refrigerator
16. Energy Star dishwasher
17. Energy Star microwave


Standard Exterior Features:

1. Stone, Brick, Stucco exterior finish (no siding)
2. Energy Star Windows
3. Paved patio (280 sq ft max.)
4. Cedar roof shingles with 3 feet of ice shield underlayment at all valleys and eaves
5. Windows are installed with Tyvek Flex Wrap to prevent any possibility of water penetration
6. Windows and outside doors are caulked to exterior finishes to prevent water penetration and insect infestation
7. Flaired-end Concrete driveway

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home options

I. G. Construction Options available:

1. Solar hot water heater, that can be used in any climate, with up to 30% government tax incentives http://www.energy.gov/taxbreaks.htm
2. Rain water collection system that can be used for irrigation and toilet consumption
3. Low off-gassing carpets to reduce amount of pollution in the air outside the factory and inside the home when it is installed; high off-gassing carpets create health hazards such as allergies and asthma
4. Teragren bamboo floor systems that has championed strict environmental standards; bamboo is a rapidly renewable resource contribute to LEED v3 certification under MR Credit http://www.teragren.com/environmental.html
5. Solar Panels or Photovoltaic Systems; solar cells for your home that capture light energy from the sun and convert it directly into electricity
with up to 30% government tax incentives http://www.energy.gov/taxbreaks.htm
6. Back-up gas generator
7. ICF SmartBlock wall system (Insulating Concrete Forms)
8. Structural insulated panel, or SIP panel; the best insulated wall or roof panel for residential use (structural grade double steel frame with rigid, fire retarding EPS bonded to the steel frame)

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home financing

I.G. Construction is a well established company. Wanda & Adam Grabowski have been involved in the construction industry for many years. The company emphasis has grown to Commercial and Residential Development, and General Contracting. Consequently, numerous relationships have been established with area financial institutions. They are available to recommend the best source of funding for your project with I.G. Construction.

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