The Healthy Dream Home™ | 1408 Majestic Way East, Twin Lakes, WI 53181 view map
Using the latest materials and technology to achieve higher levels of healthy indoor air quality, energy efficiency, and sustainability.
SIZE: 2,500 square feet
PROJECT TYPE: Single Family- New Construction
LEED for Homes (Pending)
Energy Star v3 wIAP (Pending)
ALA Health House (Pending)
DOE Challenge Home (Pending)
Focus on Energy (Pending)
Majestic Estate Developers
PO Box 787 Wauconda, IL 60084
Majestic Estate Developers is dedicated to a new way of building, one that challenges the status quo and places a priority on quality, health, sustainability, and energy efficiency.
Crestwood by Hi-Tech
Offering a wide choice of fine cabinetry made with PureBond formaldehyde-free hardwood plywood technology are the smart choice for a beautiful and healthier indoor environment.
ThermaSteel by Hi-Tech
A unique patented process utilizing the power of composite technology consisting of structural grade steel and Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) that provides structural framing, insulation, sheathing, and a vapor barrier in one, fast step, while decreasing energy use by 40-50 percent.
Warm Waves by Hi-Tech
This revolutionary technology is easily installed underneath any flooring material (wood, carpeting, tile) or in concrete and is connected to a thermostat, enabling it to maintain a consistent warm temperature 24 hours per day without the risk and expense of propane tanks or hydronic heat.
The Healthy Dream Home™ shows how healthy a house can be. No materials containing formaldehyde are used in the inner envelope of the home. Alternative materials are used throughout the building process that eliminate the presence of mold, mildew, VOCs, and other dangerous toxins that contaminate the inside of traditionally built homes.
With the additional priorities of sustainability and energy efficiency, designers used Hi-Tech Steel Structural Insulated Panels (SSIPs) by ThermaSteel for the envelope. Made of recyclable steel and EPS, Hi-Tech panels provide extreme strength, durability, superior insulation, eliminate thermal bridging, and reduce energy consumption, reducing a home’s energy requirement by 40-50% and providing substantial long term savings for the homeowner. Homeowners can expect a healthy, sustainable, and energy efficient home with an effective R-value of R-33 in the walls and R-50 in the roof.
“Cool Chemistry” steel roofing was used. It reflects heat instead of absorbing it like shingles, saving up to 35% in cooling costs, according to the Cool Metal Roofing Association.
A FAR infrared radiant heating system was installed in the basement and main floor.
The custom designed Healthy Dream Home™ is a spacious 2500sq. ft. split bedroom design ranch with 3 bedrooms and 2½ baths, featuring bamboo hardwood floors, granite countertops, custom formaldehyde-free cabinets, and lofted ceilings, along with oversized covered porches in front and back, an oversized three car garage and a kitchen island large enough for the entire family.
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