GEMDUS - The FACTORY BUILT SIP HOME
Green • Expandable •
Modular • Dwelling • Unit • System
Green Sense Builder, Inc. provides a “Home Package” of
materials used to construct a complete weather tight shell.
The following items listed below are the products and
that Green Sense Builder provides and is included in the cost
of the complete "Home Package". For items not
covered in this package please refer to Green Sense
page. the GEMDUS finished product will be shipped in a
manner consistent with a complete "Home Package". The buyer
can modify the contents of the GEMDUS as fits their needs.
Windows on the GEMDUS can also be modified as the buyer
Standard Package includes:
The following items are specifically included in your
1) Main Sub-floor system - 6-1/2" SIP
2) Structural Insulated Panel- Pre-fabricated exterior
wall systems - 6-1/2" SIP
3) Deck sub-structure and decking.
4) Roof Structure-Combination of 8 1⁄4” SIP
system & prefabricated truss system. Material includes
California infill framing, and outriggers.
5) Roofing material, asphalt shingle roofing and underlayment.
6) Windows Package.
7) Exterior fiber cement board sidings, and Miratec wood
trim, and specified Green Sense Builder weatherproofing systems
1) Main Sub-floor system
Package includes complete materials
for a main subfloor system.
All embedded hardware and structural hardware is included. Package includes the supply of 2x6 and/or
2x8 pressure treated sill plate complete with anchor bolts,
base plates and necessary STHD strap hold downs as called
out on the construction drawings.
Insulated Panel (SIP) Pre-fabricated exterior wall systems
This package includes materials and
for a complete pre-fabricated
exterior Structural Insulated Panel wall
system. SIP walls are 6 1⁄2” wide x
8 foot high walls. The GEMDUS
wall system is pre-assembled as part of the GEMDUS cube. No cutting or additional work
in the field is planned for.
3) Deck sub-structure and decking
porch, rear deck sub-structure and decking (per
plan) material are included. Sub Decking to include all
pressure treated lumber
including girders, joist and ledger material. Lag bolts
and washers for ledger. Decking to be Fiberon or Evergrain
Composite decking and composite screws. Color to be selected
Hand rails to be Fiberon or Evergrain
Composite rail system, inclusive of front stair entry.
Rail system includes
hardware to fasten to deck joisting.
4) Roof Structure
Package includes materials
for a complete
roof framing system. Roof framing to include pre-engineered
trusses for the roof structure, including 5/8” OSB
with radiant barrier roof sheathing. Main roof over living
area (per plan) to be 8 1⁄4” SIP roof system complete with
LVL splines, and 2x8 subfascia at rake
Package includes all structural lumber, glue-laminated
beams, and related hardware and bolts. Package includes
all framing material to complete all California infill
framing (per plans). Fascia and drip edge to be supplied
using Miratec engineered, pre-primed material. Soffit
sheathing to be fiber cement board.
5) Roofing material, asphalt shingle roofing
Package includes all roofing
material to be Elk Prestique 40 year asphalt shingle roofing
40 year Owens-Corning asphalt shingle roofing, complete with raised
profile ridge vent at ridge, and Z-ridge material at all
hips (per plan). Package includes starter strip at eave
and rakes, 30 pound felt paper and Grace Ice and water
Shield at eave,
rake, and valley is included (per local requirement) as
well as galvanized drip edge flashing material at eaves
6) Windows Package
Package includes the use
of Dual Glazed, low-e, vinyl windows (brand options
available). All windows, sliders and French
Doors are included per
the construction drawings. Window package includes the
supply of waterproofing membrane and caulking to wrap
all windows and doors per Green Sense Builder details, and specifications.
7) Exterior fiber cement board sidings, and
Miratec wood trim, and specified Green Sense Builder weatherproofing
Package includes material for exterior
finishes and trim. Many options are available.
Package includes the supply of CertainTeed fibercement
be 8 1⁄4” x
where called out on construction drawings. Corner, window
and door trim, to be Miratec 6” engineered wood.
Package includes all necessary mastic flashing to be applied
at subfloor per details on the construction drawings. Tyvek
house wrap and tape is included. Exterior finish package
includes the supply of fasteners and saw blades to cut
the fiber cement board material, as well as primer paint
to apply to all cut boards per manufacture recommendations.
items included in this package include supply
interior framed walls for both 2x4 and 2x6 walls only.
Interior finish of GEMDUS is per customer specifications.
GEMDUS home package systems are
provided within a 100 mile radius of
our Northern or Southern California
offices. Outside of
this area package system offerings will vary.
and Manufacturing Center for Green Sense Builder
12661 Idlewild Drive
Grass Valley, CA
Sales: (530) 370-7743
www.cutegreenhome.com for Green Home Kits utilizing SIP.