Online Auction Start Date:
Wednesday, Sep 17th at 8:00 am EST.
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to bid, call: 404-303-1232 ext. 36
Craftsman Drive, West Highland
Community, Atlanta, GA 30318
Going Green "The Green House":
Brock Built, the largest residential
builder of single family homes, town homes, and master planned
communities on the west side of Atlanta, is proud to introduce Going
Green “The Green House”. This environmentally responsible demonstration
home will showcase sustainable design features attainable for the
typical Atlanta family. It will be built in West Highlands, one of Brock
Built’s award winning mixed use communities. Brock Built has partnered
with WSB-TV and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta on this project to
bring it the broadest possible awareness. WSB-TV will follow the entire
building process which will culminate in a one hour Prime Time Special
in September telling the story of the innovate partnership and the
remarkable transformation of the West Highlands Community. Once complete
the home will be auctioned off in an online only auction ending October
3rd at 5:00 pm, and all proceeds donated to
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Construction began in April with The Brock Built website and the WSB
website documenting the building process, therefore providing
educational information on green building. The home, once completed,
will also be open to tours by the public and special events. Everyone
involved in the process from architects to contractors to WSB and Brock
Built’s entire staff is donating their time, money or both. “We are
extremely proud and honored to be able to create something so important
to the environment, educate the public and contribute hundreds of
thousands of dollars to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta,” said Steve
Brock founder and CEO of Brock Built.
The finished home will be sold to the highest bidder in i an online only
auction ending October 3rd at 5:00 pm, and
proceeds will be donated to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. This single
family home is on Craftsman Drive in the new West Highlands
community. “Atlanta’s Giving Green Home” is the next level of social
consciousness that has always been an integral part of the Brock Built
Foyer: Large two-story foyer,
beautiful wood staircase to second floor.
Powder Room: Wainscoting on
walls, ˝ Bath; dual flush toilet, slate tile floor.
Dining Room: To the right of
entry, large room with beautiful windows, 10 foot ceiling, wood floor,
Living Room: To the left of
entry, large room with beautiful windows, 10 foot ceiling, wood floor.
Family Room: Wood floor, 10
foot ceiling, gas fireplace with exterior ventilation, space for plasma
television over fireplace, base cabinets and shelves built in on both sides
of fireplace, ceiling fan, doors to screened porch, open to kitchen.
Kitchen: Beautiful, large
kitchen, 10 foot ceiling, wood floor, kitchen island with seating area
for two, recessed lighting, under cabinet lighting, natural stone
countertops, tile backsplash, Kohler air infused kitchen faucet, Jenn-Air
appliances including energy-efficient side by side refrigerator,
built-in convection oven, large built-in microwave oven and warming
drawer. Large kitchen dining area opens to kitchen and family room.
Master Bedroom: Large with
multiple, energy efficient windows, carpeted, 9 foot ceiling, ceiling
Master Bathroom: Double vanity
sinks, granite counter tops, tiled floor, large 6 foot steel
Jacuzzi tub, tiled double shower with 2 shower heads, Kohler air infused
faucets, separate toilet area, large master closet with built in shelves
Bedroom #2: Carpeted, ceiling
fan, lots of windows, attached full bath, large closet.
Bathroom #2: Attached to
bedroom #2, Kohler air infused faucets, granite counter top with
undermount sink, shower/tub,
Bedroom #3: Carpeted, ceiling
fan, lots of windows, attached full bath, large closet.
Bathroom #3: Attached to
bedroom #3, Kohler air infused faucets, granite counter top with
undermount sink, shower/tub,
Loft Area: At the top of
stairway, carpeted, great office space.
Laundry Room: Cork Flooring,
Washer/dryer space. Sun tunnel light charges during the daytime and runs
on stored energy at night. Washer and dryer do not sell with the home.
WALK-OUT FINISHED BASEMENT:
Bedroom #4: Large bedroom,
carpeted, ceiling fan, closet, lots of windows, could make great office
Flex Room: Large room,
carpeted, wired for theater system. Theater system does not sell with
Full Bathroom: Tile floor,
Kohler air infused faucets, zodiac counter tops,
Sound System: Wired for sound
system in master bedroom and master bath, first floor, rear screen porch
and rear deck.
Windows: The exterior windows
are Silverline brand. Silverline is an ENERGY STAR partner. These
windows reduce solar heat gain and minimize heat loss which keeps homes
warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. A full 100% of any scrap
vinyl, glass, aluminum, or cardboard remaining from production is
recycled and reused.
Carpet: All carpet is made
from corn & recycled plastic bottles.
Wood Floors: Low VOC using
water based finishes.
Paint: Low VOC, water based.
Exterior Doors: Masonite is
the manufacturer of the entry doors. Masonite’s ENERGY STAR rated
BellvilleŽ Smooth Fiberglass and MasoniteŽ HD High Definition Steel
Entry doors were chosen as the exterior doors for “The Green House.” The
doors are fitted with low-E glass for additional energy efficiency.
Central Vac System: The air
filtration system is provided by Electrolux. It is a Beam HEPA system.
The BEAM HEPA Air Filtration System is the most efficient system that
removes airborne allergens and other particulates from the home. The
system is 99.97% efficient at removing airborne particulate 0.3 microns
and larger. A micron is 1/300 the diameter of a human hair. The True
HEPA media in BEAM Air Filtration Systems offers the equivalent of twice
or two-and-a-half times the filtering capacity recommended by the
nation’s leading green building programs.
Insulation: The insulation
installed is eco-friendly cellulose insulation, versus the traditional
fiberglass insulation. This particular type of insulation was made from
cellulose which reduces the irritation to skin, as well as to the nose
and throat. The cellulose insulation is made from 85% recycled paper
fiber and is a high efficiency thermal product. This means that the
insulation will hold more heat in the house so that the home will use
less energy to keep the home at a comfortable temperature year-round.
Air Conditioner: ENERGY STAR
qualified that delivers superior performance in all areas important to
today’s consumers – comfort, control, energy efficiency, quiet
operation, environmental responsibility, and reliability. The
energy-efficient cooling systems also use R410A refrigerant, which is
environmentally friendly and chlorine-free.
Gas Furnace: The furnace is
crafted with uncompromising design to deliver efficiency ratings of up
to 92.1%, which can save the homeowners hundreds of dollars on energy
bills each year compared to older furnaces.
Water Heater: Solar & regular
water heater. The solar water heater provides 50 to 80% of the home’s
Media Air Cleaners: Combats
indoor air pollution by capturing even the smallest airborne
contaminants, such as dust mites, dirt, pet dander, and mold spores, and
keeping them from recirculating back into the home’s air. Unlike similar
products, the Lennox Healthy Climate media air cleaner does not produce
ozone, which is a known lung irritant.
Interior Trim: The interior
trim, constructed by TLC Mouldings, utilizes MDF moulding. This
particular product is an environmentally friendly product because no
trees were harvested specifically for its manufacture. In addition, TLC
uses materials that are made from sawmill by-products making this a
green product as well.
Security System: Loud Security
System: Wireless, 3 control pads located in the master bedroom, basement
and by the front door.
Drywall: Paperless drywall
installed in Kitchen and all Bathrooms.
Front Porch: Wide Staircase,
brick steps and porch. Four Carriage lights which are turned on
automatically by light sensors.
Rear Screened Porch: Large
rear screened porch off of living room. Sound system speaker.
Rear Deck: Large open rear
deck adjacent to screened porch. Sound system speaker.
Garage: Two car attached
garage. Side entry doors to back yard.
Foundation: Helical Piles
support to the rear deck and front steps. A helical pile is a galvanized
steel pipe shaft assembly with bell connectors on extension shafts and a
3/8’ steel plate pitched like a screw at its tip. Helical piles
stabilize the foundation, eliminating the need for time consuming sub
walls or augured piles.
Siding: NichiBoard fiber
cement siding was used, which is made completely of post-consumer
recycled content, like recycled pulp fiber, fly ash and recycled fiber
cement products. Being made of more than 50% post-consumer recycled
material, NichiBoard siding is the “Greenest” fiber cement siding on the
Roof Shingles: Cool Roof
Shingles-Keep the roof surface 50 to 60 degrees cooler than conventional
roofs in the summer sun, thus saving the homeowner in cooling costs.
Termite Treatment: This step
is definitely a necessity in the homebuilding process as it prevents
termites from doing damage to the house. A green solution was used when
spraying the house. NorPest Green is a unique pest control method that
specifically targets insects, but is a green solution of plant essential
oils that are both family and pet friendly.
Landscaping: Fully landscaped,
including small grass space in front, foundation shrubbery, rear patio
with brick outdoor fireplace, brick fire pit, vegetable and herb garden, rear wood and side fencing.
Rain Harvest System: A rain
harvest system and water re-use system was installed. These systems will
enable the homeowner to reduce their potable water consumption by
re-using their laundry and bath water to irrigate the gardens. Capturing
rain water will provide supplemental water for irrigation but also
enable the homeowner to wash their car or any other outdoor use which
they would desire. There are 2-55 gallon exterior hand painted rain
barrels and 2-300 gallon cisterns at the front and rear corners of the
home. The irrigation system is continuous cycle with a manual turn-on.
All doorways are wheelchair
Elevator can be added.
Interior furnishings, window
treatment, wall accents, washing machine, dryer, plasma television, and
projection television do not sell with the home.
Driftwood benches in back yard do not
sell with the house.
Inspect the property prior to
bidding. The property is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00 pm to
5:00 pm and Saturdays from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm and by appointments for
groups. Call Katie at 404-214-2744 to arrange a group showing.
Location Map (yahoo
From I-75/85, take the 10th street
exit towards Georgia Tech University and make a left onto Howell Mill
Road. Make right onto 8th street and go 2 blocks, merging with W.
Marietta St. which will become Perry Boulevard. Proceed on Perry
Boulevard and pass the MARTA Bus Maintenance Facility on the left and
immediately make the next left on to Habershal Drive. Proceed down
Habershal Drive past the new homes for sale and make the first left onto
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