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If A House Isn’t Healthy It’s Not A Smart Home


Having a Healthy Home! is a right not a privilege.  Our Air Quality Monitoring System continuously monitors indoor air quality and removes harmful contaminants that…


Control your Chicago new construction smart home with a tap, a voice command, or simply by walking into a room. With a one touch control of your entire home…


Better Built, Better Investment, Better HVAC, Better Air Quality, Better Insulated, Better Water Management, Better Comfort, Better Maintenance…

The Mission is not just about building Sustainable houses, it’s also comprised of training our next generation. We call it Lo-Fab:  short for locally fabricated, to locate the source of materials and business locally and hires and trains community members to participate in the design and building of their community. In this setting local participants who are deeply committed to building and remodeling Green Smart Healthy homes and learning the building science behind it will be chosen for this project.

After all is said, the most important of all is becoming a future home owner, whether it is a new construction or existence house, they will have the skills and knowledge to maintain it, pursue a career,  meet the challenge of life and continue to pass the knowledge on.

Breaking Ground

Where Imperishable Design Meets Technology

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Build Well To Live Well

Fairway Club Estate  in University Park, IL. resort styles homes is a vision of where new home design is heading. These designs embraces the changes in family dynamics, modern lifestyles with the new smart and futuristic design concepts. These Biophilic Designs has multiple living spaces that are semi-separated but with great flow & connection, multiple outdoor areas and a vast atrium of light infused in the central living space. The connection between the indoors, the outdoor living and golf course areas gives a real sense of space and resort style living.


Features & Upgrades For The New Construction Smart Homes

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality:
HRV and ERV systems enhance the indoor air quality in a space by exhausting indoor air pollutants and replacing that air with filtered outdoor air. A Heat Recovery Ventilator is a complete whole house ventilation system that incorporates a supply motor and an exhaust motor in one unit. It is designed to bring a continuous supply of fresh air into the home while exhausting an equal amount of contaminated air. HRVs use a special aluminum core that transfers heat from the exhaust air stream to the incoming air stream. Fresh incoming air is tempered by the heat that is transferred from the outgoing air so you save on energy costs and put you on the pass to a Chicago healthy home. HRVs are designed for colder areas of the country that have longer heating seasons as well as drier desert areas of the South.

Energy Star Rated Window & Doors:

With the choice of three different material types, Pella offers products that can contribute to many LEED® points for energy efficiency, materials and resources, and indoor environmental quality.

                Lowers energy bills and saves you money. With more efficient windows and doors, you use less energy..

Get comfortable.
Put an end to cold drafts and overheated spaces, keeping your home’s temperature consistently comfortable. 

Protect your valuables.
Low-emissivity coatings on  ENERGY STAR certified windows, doors, and skylights reduces UV sun damage to floors, carpets, and furniture.

A Generac home backup generator senses a power outage, turns on automatically, and delivers backup power to your home. It will run until utility power returns – whether that’s two hours or two weeks.

Don’t worry about having to be there to start and turn off your Generac home backup generator because it does that automatically–whether you’re home or away. Your Generac home backup generator runs on your existing natural gas or LP fuel supply. 

We listen to our customers’ needs and continue to innovate with new solutions, like our new Mobile Link™ cellular monitoring system, so you’ll always know the status of your generator, no matter where you are.

GCHB is providing all new construction Smart Healthy Home homebuyers with the chance to have a Smart WIFI home with no dead spot in any area of their house.  Your new home will come prewire for superior Wi-Fi coverage, as standard for all new homes. Chicago homebuyers can then make their home even smarter by selecting from a variety of options to manage security, lighting, climate and other systems in their home.

The smart home promises a futuristic home experience where everything you need is just a simple voice command away, even when you’re far from home. There are some very cool gadgets that let you do a lot with home automation, many of which are incorporated into home security systems. These include smart doorbells, smart locks, smart cameras, smart thermostats, smart lights, smart garage doors,  and smart smoke alarms.

The municipal water treatment stations might produce great results, what they don’t take into account is the state of the water as it flows from the plant to your home. These long pipes have been lying around for decades and, in some instances, over a century.

These water distribution pipes are filled with dust, debris, and microorganisms that all feed the water and feed off the water while it travels along to your tap. So, what you get at the end of the pipe is not the best drinking water solution.


Our revolutionary  whole house filter is certified to reduce more than 99% of lead and cysts, 98% of PFOA/PFOS, and tackles chlorine, chloramines and more. Experience optimal water filtration for the cleanest and healthiest water.

Shield your home from lead.The first-of-its-kind OptimH2O is IAPMO tested and certified to reduce more lead than any other whole house filter available. Finally, the ultimate solution to your lead worries.

Solar power is an excellent investment for your home in Illinois due to state-mandated net metering, the federal tax credit, and the state’s adjustable block program for the purchasing of renewable energy credits

Not only will you reduce your carbon emissions when you switch to solar, you also greatly reduce how much you spend on power. A system in Illinois can pay for itself in as little as 10 years!                             PV / Solar panels are no longer a thing of the future.

Solar panels can generate  power  even on overcast days, and some models can even work with a light coating of snow. They do need to be installed in a relatively shade-free area, and in the United States, solar panels will invariably be installed on a South-facing roof, as that’s where they’ll get the most sunlight.

  1. Installing solar panels provides a long-term subsidy benefits
  2. Save money  reducing energy costs on your monthly electricity bill
  3. Solar panels are long-lasting and require little upkeep

Advantages of Adding an EV Charger at Home

Price Incentives

Public charging stations cost you about 8-15 cents per kilowatt-hour. The price to install an electric car charger point at home is going to prove advantageous no matter what, since this one-time investment will mean that you don’t have to spend some amount each time you want to refill your car’s battery.


An at-home charging station would mean that you can fuel your car any time you want without the need to look for a public port. There is always a high risk running out of power before you end up at the next port. Having one at home can ensure that you maintain steady power levels and can refill the battery overnight.
Charging your  EV / Electric Vehicle is as easy as plugging in your cell phone with the available 240-volt charging unit.

“PACKAGE THEFT PREVENTION” A must have for home or business package deliveries

Simple electronic keypad for delivery driver and home owner access (just add your 4 digit code to the delivery instructions of anything you order). The electronic smart lock drop box is a great feature for todays house holds. Help stop the porch pirate epidemic

A tank-style water heater expends energy around the clock to maintain the temperature of a 40 to 50-gallon water supply so that hot water is ready when it’s needed.

Tankless water heaters, as their name suggests, heat water on-demand and do not maintain a supply of water. By only heating water when it’s needed, tankless water heaters do not experience standby heat loss, which occurs when heat escapes the water tank and needs constant reheating.

When a tap, shower, or appliance is turned on, cold water passes through the tankless water heater where it’s heated by either a gas-fired burner or electric coils.

Grabbing the broom for a quick clean–up, instead of pulling out and setting up the vacuum, is sometimes all that you need. Always available, the Sweepovac vacuum system is the perfect partner for fast, effective bare floor cleaning. Sweep debris, dirt, and pet hair to the mouth of the inlet, touch the power button with your toe, and watch that mess disappear in seconds.

The Shoot is an effective way to insulate open frame dare as in new construction applications of residential and commercial buildings, as well as room additions and remodeling projects. The Shoot has been researched and developed to be the perfect tool for the spray foam industry, spray-on systems and blow-in blanket systems. It is 6′ in length and manufactured to fit 16″ and 24″ O.C. openings. With several scored edges, it can also fit odd sized openings.

A single-zone system is an efficient and flexible way to provide heating and cooling to an uncomfortable room in your home, from an in-law suite to an office, a sunroom, or your garage. It consists of an indoor unit and an outdoor unit connected via a small hole in the wall.
A multi-zone system connects an outdoor unit to one or more indoor units, letting you control the individual temperature in different areas of your home. Perfect for your whole home, you can heat or cool the rooms that need it, which saves energy. And you can even turn off units in unoccupied areas.


Building Green - Living Green - Saving Green - On The Green

Living in a Multigenerational Home

The newly built Wellness Smart Homes is coming to Fairway Club Estate in University Park, Illinois,  a great place where you will want to live, play, socialize and relax. A quiet kept sub division minutes from I-57 Interstate is on the move to becoming a south suburbans must be destination in itself. With a onsite park, quality schools and dining within 10 minutes drive, 18 hole golf course and club house just foot steps from your back door.

The collection of homes were designs to give you the Resort Style living without leaving your home. We offer a mixture of designs for every and all age brackets, from Gen Z first time home buyer, Millennials, Gen X, Veterans,  ADA and Empty Nesters Baby Boomers.

We are taking a “Biophilic Design” approach to the way homes are designed and focusing on improving the future occupants’ health, mind and well-being, the home will become a much healthier place to live, work and play.

Chicago Hybrid House

Julian Dawson  

World Renowned  Architect, Engineer, Designer, Builder  &  Mentor

The Hybrid House  is a 2,000 plus square-foot, two-bedroom single family home that is a cutting edge dream home.

 Although privately owned and occupied, the project was constructed in partnership with the African-American Home Builders Association as a community resource.  

The house has an aggressive passive-solar approach that is enhanced with an unusual air floor plenum that is a substitute for hydronic radiant heat. This brings the comfort and thermal mass benefits of a radiant system to an all-air system. High-efficiency and renewable energy systems include a ground-source heat pump serving the air floor system, solar water heating, a 4.8 kW solar electric system, this design is approaching zero net energy. 

Other indoor features include the typical low-VOC finishes and low-flow plumbing fixtures, including dual-flush toilets. Outdoor features include rain barrels, a rain garden, Energy Star roofing, and an organic garden. He is living a more sustainable life. when I met Julian,  it was a life changing  experience.  My whole concept on building and remodeling completed change.  That story is for a later day. What I got was much more than a tour; it was a lesson  that really had me thinking. 

Thank you, my friend


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