• Completely rebuilt 2012-13 from the slab foundation up with numerous green build innovations​​
  • Structurally engineered and built to current Seismic/Earthquake code requirements which required that the entire building envelope be solid-sheeted in 5/8-inch thick structural CDX plywood (all exterior walls, atrium, garage and roof!)
  • Three 50-foot long steel “belts” span the roof east-to-west (front, back and atrium load bearing walls).
  • All exterior walls are secured to the foundation with 5/8-inch thick x 15-inch deep steel all-thread anchor bolts with steel earthquake anchors at the end of every wall or corner (per current code for new construction).
  • Home is “Net Zero-Plus” in term of electrical usage due to a combination of super energy-efficient fixtures and appliances and a state-of-the-art 1.5KW (six panel) Solar system. Home is generating 900 to 1500 watts of “surplus” power into the grid daily!
  • ​​All Interior Walls (and Garage) are 5/8-inch thick “fire-rated” sheetrock with Level Five Smooth Finish drywall (including garage).
  • The south-facing walls in bedroom three and four are in addition furred out using 1/4-inch Armaplex™ (neoprene)
  • All Interior Paint is eco-friendly “Zero VOC” Benjamin Moore products (all interior and exterior wood trim is finished in top-of-the-line Benjamin Moore Aura™ Interior or Aura™ Exterior paint).
  • ​​The all-new Eichler Siding was custom-made to match the original “Breckenridge” Eichler Siding by The Eichler Siding Co and then twice-primed (on BOTH sides) with Zinsser Smart Prime™ prior to installation.
  • All exterior wood seams (CDX shear wall AND Eichler Siding) were sealed using premium SikaFlex™ caulk to prevent pest infestation and/or moisture intrusion. And exterior wood trim was primed twice before installation, then sealed with SikaFlex™ caulk and painted again after Trim installation.
  • All interior and exterior paint surfaces have been painted with 2 to 3 coats of finish paint (first coat Oct/Nov 2012, second coat+ Jul/Aug 2013).
  • The slab foundation was cut to excavate and remove the old/original galvanized waste and iron sewer lines. All-new black ABS plastic 2-inch to 3-inch waste lines were installed along with a new/seamless 60-foot long 4-inch sewer lines (to City service)
  • All NEW type L “100 year” copper plumbing with insulated over-roof 1-inch hot and cold water supply lines with ¾-inch drops (can fill 60-gallon tub in hall bathroom in 3-minutes!)
  • ​​Extra deep (22-inch) Sydney 60-gallon tub surrounded by fiberglass insulation for sound dampening and energy efficiency
  • Half-inch domestic hot water recirc line from each point-of-use (faucets/tub/shower) back to SmartTank™ set to timer driven recirc pump
  • All NEW electrical wiring with 200-amp main power panel and 125-amp sub-panel in garage to support two (2) “His & Hers” 50-amp electric car chargers
  • All architectural-grade white Lutron electrical switches (17 dimmable) with Tamper Resistant receptacles/cover plates
  • LED under cabinet lighting in kitchen and master bathroom custom built by LED lighting pioneer, Gerhard Hoog of Energy Saving Technology (EST) 
  • ​​Top-quality Teragren™ sustainably grown custom built bamboo cabinets throughout home (kitchen, bathrooms, pantry, and laundry room) with top-end Blum™ soft-close hardware. All drawers are “finger-joined” for extra strength. Top row of drawers in kitchen features horizontally grained Eichler stripe
  • Custom bamboo pantry features “push-to-open/push-to-close” doors with 20-inch deep roll-out drawers
  • Doug Mockett brushed nickel finger-pull drawer handles
  • Modern Hafele “peanut” lazy-susan and Servo Drive trash drawer
  • White Silestone countertops in kitchen and bathrooms
  • All high-end Thermador™ stainless steel appliances in kitchen: sapphire dishwasher, all-electric convection heated oven and microwave, five burner gas cooktop with super-simmer and 35K BTU center burner for wok cooking.
  • French Drawer style KitchenAid stainless steel refrigerator
  • Top-of-the-line stainless steel 1-hp “super-quiet” Insinkerator with stainless steel air-switch
  • Large extra-deep stainless steel Oliveri sink in kitchen with matching stainless steel KWC “modern” faucet
  • Sixteen foot “His & Hers” wardrobe closet in master bedroom with Additional custom bamboo towel and toiletry storage closet in master bathroom
  • All Satin Nickel HansGrohe bath & shower fixtures
  • Top of the line Toto toilets and sinks featuring Sanigloss™ sanitary seal in bathrooms
  • Restoration Hardware stainless steel Pivot Mirrors in bathrooms
  • 5-foot long Linear drain in master bathroom shower and with dual shower heads
  • All-new “Seven Zone” Radiant system in-floor
  • Stainmaster carpets with high recycle content
  • Special green carpet pad made to go over radiant heated floors
  • NEST™ thermostats used to merge Seven Zone heating system into a convenient Four Zone Control (with Apps available for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices). (Control your space heating while away!).
  • Whole home WaterPure™ water filtration (two tank system: 20-micron and calcium-mineral descrubber)
  • Triangle tube double hulled stainless steel super-insulated 80-gallon water storage tank (60-gallon interior “core” tank stores Domestic Hot Water. 20-gallon exterior “sleeve” tank circulates water from Radiant Heating system… thereby the Domestic Hot Water provides “space heating” for FREE!)
  • Solid-core wood doors throughout home (including hall closet bypass doors and pocket doors in master bathroom!).
  • Top-quality Baldwin Estate Reserve modern-style satin nickel door handles and hinges throughout home. Matching modern “square-rosette” Baldwin Estate Reserve deadbolts on front entry door, garage doors, and front garden gate.
  • Italian Porcelain large format (12x24) Tile Flooring throughout home (including atrium, back patio, and landings!)
  • Floor-to-ceiling white laminated glass and aluminum trimmed sliding closet door “Shoji” panels with custom mirrored “discreet” panel on third-track (inside closet) for an elegant finish
  • ​​Whole home wired for high-speed internet and audio/video (CAT6e, CAT5e, and coax cabling to all four bedrooms and office)
  • Pitched custom Polyiso foam roof (6-inch to 10-inch thick) provides superior R45 thermal insulation and good drainage for long life and easy maintenance
  • Dual-pane tempered glass Low-E/UV coated Argon gas-filled fixed-glass windows and all-Milgard sliding doors with “lifetime guaranty throughout home
  • Low maintenance exterior: Natural looking synthetic turf in backyard (with sprinklers to clean and cool)
  • Remote controlled solar powered Velux sky light sun shades
  • Custom LED can lighting throughout home (22 Halo, 4 Elco) all with dimmer control (8 to 13 watts each yet super bright!)
  • Original old-growth Redwood 2x8 ceiling material salvaged and milled into 1x3 redwood boards for custom built Front Garden Gate
  • Over 288 stainless steel screws secure custom redwood gate from the inside (with no through-wood penetrations) thereby allowing owner to more easily preserve and/or refinish the wood for long-lasting great looks