Why are Riverwood Homes Different?

August 15, 2023

Why are Riverwood’s Homes Different? Some features in our homes stand out right away. You often see built-ins, an accent wall or two and a thoughtful amount of storage.    However, some things aren’t as obvious, but definitely worth knowing about, as some of these features make your home more energy efficient, comfortable, convenient, and safer. Here are some things that come standard in most of our homes that you may appreciate and find interesting!

Smart Home Features

  • Pre-plumbed for solar PV system
  • 50-amp outlet for Electric Vehicle
  • Smart thermostat
  • Keyless deadbolt
  • WIFI Garage Door
  • WIFI Sprinkler Clock
  • Media panel
  • CAT6 ethernet cable
  • Dual zoned (two-story homes)

Energy Efficiency

  • Energy Star Certified
  • Certified as a Zero Energy Ready Home
  • HERS rated
  • Furnace and ducting located inside the thermal envelope for increased energy efficiency and longer life span of the unit
  • Tankless Water Heater
  • R-49 enhanced attic insulation
  • R-23 Blown-in wall insulation
  • Advanced air sealing for a tighter house

Wellness (Clean Air and Moisture Control)

  • Indoor AirPLUS certified
  • Fresh air intake to bring fresh, filtered air into the house
  • MERV 13 air filter to prevent smoke, smog, bacteria, and viruses from entering the home
  • Duct cleaning upon completion of construction
  • Perimeter foundation drains and gutter drains to control moisture and direct water away from                the house
  • Conditioned crawl space with mechanical fan to pull moisture and stale air out of the crawl space

Kitchen Features

  • Butler’s pantry
  • Soft-close cabinets
  • Wall oven/Microwave combo unit
  • Cabinet hood
  • Pull out trash cabinet
  • Cabinet pullout
  • Under cabinet lighting

Additional Features

  • Hardie siding
  • 8’ tall doors on main level
  • Larger patios
  • Bigger showers
  • Laundry room countertop space and utility sink
  • Quartz counters in kitchen and bathrooms
  • Soft- close cabinets
  • Soft-close toilets
  • Pre plumbed for water softener
  • Patio wired for fan
  • 8lb carpet pad
  • Freestanding tub in master
  • Built-ins w/floating shelves in family room w/fireplace
  • Built-in mud bench
  • Undermount kitchen and bathroom sinks
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