RESPONSIBILITY. COMFORT. DESIGN.

At Christopherson Builders we go above and beyond for your comfort and protection, while reducing the environmental footprint of our homes. We incorporate thoughtful design and state of the art technologies so our homes maintain the highest level of comfort and livability. We understand that this is not a house, it is your home.

RESPONSIBILITY
  • 10 year insured and transferable Structural Home Warranty
  • Whole-home battery backup systems available
  • Quality Assurance Inspection and New Home Orientation before move-in
  • All our homes are pre-wired for solar electricity
  • Pre-wiring for electric vehicle chargers in the garage
  • Engineered wood I-joists reduce use of old growth lumber while providing exceptional strength, durability and reliability. In addition, engineered lumber sequesters significant amounts of carbon and increase the energy efficiency of the building
  • Low-water use toilets
  • On-demand water heaters reduce water waste by delivering hot water quickly
  • Water-conscious landscaping
  • 50-year roofs reduce waste, and cost, of more frequent re-roofing
  • Documented on-site recycling of concrete, wood and most construction supplies
  • Thoughtful approach to site development to minimize disruption to the ecosystem
FIRE-RESISTANT TECHNOLOGIES
  • Tempered interior panes in all windows and doors for fire protection
  • Garage doors have tempered glass if included
  • Composition roofs are 50-year CertainTeed Landmark Pro Class A fire-resistance roofs per the design
  • Concrete tile roofs with galvanized metal in valleys with a 72# mineral cap sheet per the design
  • O’Hagin Fire & Ice roof vents that are flame & ember resistant
  • Lap-sided homes a covered with James Hardie fiber cement lap siding
  • Under-floor vents on raised floors are ember resistant
  • Three coat stucco systems on homes with stucco exteriors
  • Fire sprinklers systems engineered and approved by the City of Santa Rosa Fire Department with an exterior bell. (Standard in all California areas)
  • Connected electrical smoke detectors are at every level and in every bedroom with battery back-up
  • Carbon monoxide detectors in the home
  • Battery backup garage door openers
COMFORT
  • Anderson 200 series exterior French doors and 16 ft. sliders
  • 2×6” on 16” center exterior walls (excluding garages) which allows for extra insulation
  • High efficiency furnace and hot water systems
  • Nest thermostats for more personal temperature regulation in the home
  • Active approach to air circulation with large numbers of windows and moisture-triggered fans for venting where necessary
  • High quality, high efficiency windows filled with argon deliver better insulation and temperature regulation
  • Formaldehyde-free insulation reduces off-gassing
  • Low-VOC paints and glues for improved air quality
  • We cover our homes during rainy reasons to reduce risk of water intrusion and subsequent air quality issues
DESIGN
  • On-site, stick-built construction
  • Structurally engineered roof systems
  • OSB (oriented strand board) exterior sheathing
  • Acrylic finish on stucco homes
  • Engineered fire sprinkler system with fire-preventative tenting on all attic fire sprinkler piping
  • Our homes are designed with many windows for natural light and air flow
  • Tight framing techniques and improved insulation systems help reduce internal leaks and drafts
  • Raised under-floor recirculating fan to prevent moisture
  • Recirculating pump on kitchen faucets for quicker hot water delivery and minimize water waste
  • Waterproof, tight schluter system around all shower and tub tiled areas