New Home Features

At M Squared Builders, we believe our basic home to be superior in providing you with the comfort, durability, design, and peace of mind you are seeking.

Features and Benefits of an M Squared New Home:

Money $aver Energy Efficiency Features

Lower Monthly Operational Costs

  • EPA Energy Star Certified Homes
  • High Energy Efficient Heat Pump with programmable thermostat and 5″ pleated filter
  • Heat pump Seer 15
  • High Energy Efficient Low-e 366 glass argon filled windows
  • Insulated exterior doors (if have glass it is Low-e)
  • Hybrid insulation of spray-foam and formaldehyde free wall insulation
  • Sealed, properly insulated crawl space (floor insulation doesn’t work)
  • Air sealing package
  • EPA Energy Star lighting
  • EPA Energy Star appliances
  • Energy efficient/low sones bath fans

Health House Features

Superior Air Quality for You and Your Family

  • Fresh filtered air in every house
  • Sealed exterior building shell-eliminates passage of dust, pollens, molds, moisture
  • Properly installed and sealed duct work
  • Countertops are non-porous, non-chemically treated
  • Filter installed on incoming water line
  • No or low VOC paint and cabinets-eliminates toxic off-gassing
  • Termite bait system-no chemicals poured into the earth

Green Building Practices

Ensures You Are Being Environmentally Friendly

  • ANSI (American National Standards Institute) compliant
  • Properly sited homes for least impact on the natural environment
  • Recycled or natural products used (i.e., carpet & Insulation)
  • Engineered floor and roof trusses used instead of larger lumber
  • Recycled construction waste (as much as municipalities can handle)
  • Designs that include as much natural light and solar gain as possible
  • Water efficient plumbing fixtures and landscaping that conserves water
  • “Green” cabinet line
  • Solar or PV (photovoltaics) upgrades
  • Geothermal heating upgrade
  • Cistern/gray water installation

Design Features

Each Home is Designed to Your Needs

  • Offer family and aging in place plans for modification for your specific needs
  • Each home has smooth ceilings and walls
  • Custom designed cabinets in natural stains
  • Solid Surface countertops in kitchens/cultured marble in baths
  • Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and family room
  • Heat-n-Glow direct vent gas fireplace with mantle choices
  • Variety of solid surface flooring options

We developed a great relationship with the M Squared team, and we appreciated Michele’s candor regarding our requests. She helped us make good decisions, and she helped us with budget constraints. Our new space works extremely well for our family. I have no hesitation in referring M Squared Builders & Designers to anyone with new home or renovation needs… They are terrific to work with!

Christy Wiggins

M Squared Builders is a Healthy Green Home builder—always have been, always will be!