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Passive Solar House Plan 192-00019

Sq Ft2,081
1/2 Baths1
Width81' 0"
Depth60' 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

This one story passive solar home comes with the Energy Star; the trusted symbol for energy efficiency which reduce costs and protects the environment through energy-efficient products and practices. Consequently, the homeowner is able to reduce energy costs without sacrificing performance, features or comfort while maintaining a relaxed and versatile lifestyle. The home has approximately 2,081 square feet of living space and a myriad of entertaining and private family spaces which include three bedrooms and two plus bathrooms. An additional 1,290 square feet are located in the four car garage that offers radiant heated flooring in the space for recreational and other vehicle storage along with plenty of room for lawn or sporting equipment. The exterior façade of the home features a grand entrance and an abundance of outdoor space. The front covered porch provides entrance into the barrel vaulted foyer that houses a coat closet, has an adjacent powder room for guest and subsequently leads to the open concept living and dining spaces. The great room features soaring ceiling heights, a handsome fireplace, an entertainment center, arch accents and solar wall panels. The family friendly kitchen features a breakfast bar, a separate pantry and a plethora of additional counter and cabinet space. There is a side patio off the common spaces which intensifies the entertaining aspects of these rooms. An enormous utility room houses the W/D, a sink, loads of counter space and provides access to the large garage making this room both convenient and easy to use.
Three large bedrooms are situated at the rear of the home; bedroom one is spacious with plenty of closet space and private access to the rear patio. A second space could function as a bedroom or den and features ample closet space, private patio access and there is a jack and jill bathroom for the bedrooms with double vanities. The master suite has great space with a large bedroom, an oversized master walk-in closet and private access to the rear and side patios. The elegantly designed bathroom features dual vanities, an attractive, large shower and private toilet area. This is a great home for a family both in terms of entertaining and comfortable living space. The plan includes a 3-zone radiant floor heating-tube layout and our 102-page Conservation Guide providing the latest in building science and proven cost-effective, energy-saving features that you may incorporate in the construction of your new home.