Style: Rustic Contemporary
This passive-solar home was designed for a West view of the mountains. The garage was elevated five steps to reduce the amount of steps to the upper floor living area. The lower level was designed for a home office or future parent’s apartment. The solarium spans both upper and lower levels and incorporates an impressive entry. The upper level is a very open plan including a media room loft. A sleeping loft is also located in this plan.
The shop is 31’ deep with 11’ ceilings to accept that motor home or boat. The barrel vault ceiling radius walls and open floor plan with different levels gives this home a very comfortable environment.
The plan includes a radiant floor heating tube layout on all floor levels. Sunterra’s 102-page Conservation Guide is also included with your plans to help you make educated decisions in building science and energy-saving features to apply to your home.
Style: Modern Contemporary – 2 Story
The entry presents a great room with 17’ high ceilings. The south wall glass is two stories high. The upper windows solar gain is controlled by a 3’ roof overhang. The lower set of windows has shades that close from the bottom to top.
The propane fireplace warms the great room and family room. The stairs balcony and loft look over the lower level providing a very dramatic open design. The lower level has everything for the owner’s and the upper level welcomes the guests. There is even a bonus room over the garage for what ever you desire.
This excellent passive-solar home was built with all the cost-effective energy-saving features including a water-to-water heat pump extracting heat from the well water airtight foam insulation construction with an energy recovery ventilator and more.
Plans include a radiant floor heating design for both levels. Our 102-page Conservation Guide providing the latest in building science and cost-effective energy-saving features.