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Passive Solar House Plan 192-00008

Sq Ft2,495
1/2 Baths1
Width56' 0"
Depth47' 0"
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What's Included in these plans?

    Slab on Grade: Most of these designers plans are designed with a raised slab to reduce heat loss and give owners the best option for radiant floor heating.
    Crawl Space:  Type of foundation can be viewed on each plan's detail page.
    Basement:  Our basement is indicated as lower level floor plan and detailed appropriately.
    Floor plans are drawn at ¼" scale and incorporate 24" module framing for material conservation.
    Exterior walls are drawn as 2' x 6' framing with optional insulation detail provided in our Conservation Guide included with all plans.
    House plans include a roof framing and drainage sheet and truss profiles where appropriate.
    Each house plan includes four sides, elevations as well as any special exterior details.
    Showing interior framing i.e. stairs, structural beams, joists, rafters, truss, and interior elevations.
    In general, each house plan set includes an electrical plan showing lights, fans, switches, special receptacles, and mechanical equipment locations.
    Includes energy recovery ventilation design (optional air-to-air heat exchanger).  Where applicable: radiant floor heating layout, solar air distribution system, night flush economizer system, and location of mechanical appliances.
    123-page book emailed to you in PDF form, which covers energy-efficient concepts that won this designer the National Gold Energy Value and Green Builder of the Year awards from the National Association of Home Builders and the US Department of Energy.  This material is included to help you evaluate energy conservation features and equipment you choose to incorporate in your new home.


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About This Plan

At almost 2,500 square feet of living space, this passive solar, supreme green home has an abundance of living space. The home also carries the Energy Star rating, the trusted symbol for energy efficiency which reduces costs and protects the environment through energy-efficient products and practices; whereby, the homeowner is able to reduce energy costs without sacrificing performance, features or comfort. The exterior façade is bold and features outstanding architectural detailing which blends beautifully on any property; however, this home was designed to conform to a sloped lot. The combination garage spaces consist of a garage for a truck with camper on the lowest level and a side entry garage 7’ higher at level three. Entrance into the home is at level two where there is a covered porch and yard gardening area. Upon entering the home, there is direct access to the expansive foyer and enormous office area. There is a guest room, utility room and a full bath on this level as well. The guest bedroom features a large space with a walk-in closet and the adjacent full bath. The utility room is massive with a sink area and additional counter space. A half flight of stairs leads you to a flex space which could function as an exercise room, hobby room or multi-purpose family room.
The second level of the home features the main living/dining spaces and the master bedroom suite. The master suite is highlighted by a large bedroom with a triple wall of windows view and an enormous master walk-in closet. The master bath features dual vanities, a separate shower and a soaking tub with an additional vanity space and toilet area situated on the other side of the master closet. The main living spaces incorporate an open concept and feature an outstanding great room with 10’ ceilings, indirect lighting, a handsome fireplace and an entertainment center. The wraparound deck is accessible from the great room and leads back around to a private master bedroom access point. There is a dining room and family friendly kitchen which features a breakfast bar, separate walk-in pantry and loads of additional counter and cabinet space. This combination living spaces and the outdoor patio deck provide fabulous entertaining and family relaxing options. This unique home includes the heating, cooling, and ventilation design layout and a 102-page Conservation Guide providing the latest in building science and cost effective, energy-saving features information.