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Passive Solar Homeplans
Passive Solar house plans Click on the Image to view this floor plan. Hopefully, as occupants of this gigantic place we call earth; we are becoming more and more aware of our surroundings and how to preserve them. At times the housing industry gets a lot of heat from environmentalists that argue the earth natural resources are being depleted. The preservation of the earth's resources is of great concern and will continue to become more and more of a concern to the coming generations. We are proud to be affiliated with Architects and Designers that take minimal impact into consideration when designing residences. We now have a Passive Solar category of home plans that exhibit plans of various styles that are designed for optimal positioni Read more
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Published On : 12-02-2004
Author : Steve Donegan
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The Dream Home Collection: Plan #6 (Passive Solar Home)
Plan # Atrium 2 The Atrium 2 is a compact sun-tempered home full of the Not-So-Big-House concepts. Two sides are designed to face south which maximizes the number of rooms that receive sun. The center of the home will be full of light too with the atrium that also aids in natural cooling. The home is designed to sit at an angle to the sun with the front of the house facing northwest or northeast if reversed. Most of the first floor ceilings are vaulted which makes the minimum size rooms feel open and spacious. There is even a ladder designed to access the upper shelf around part of the atrium. The stairs to the basement with its large front window make the foyer feel larger and inviting. The center hearth for either a wood stove or fire Read more
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Published On : 12-29-2004
Author : Steve Donegan
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Passive Solar Home Design -- Beauty and Benefits!
With today's energy needs and financial recession, we at The Plan Collection find more and more people asking about our Passive Solar Home Plans. It seems that both builders and homeowners are getting more and more enthusiastic about the benefits that come from Passive Solar design. With this recent surge in popularity, people often ask us if there are any particular Passive Solar House Plans that we recommend. The answer is "Yes!" Most of our best-selling Passive Solar House Plans have all been created by the same architect. You can Click Here to see his entire collection, or you can browse through our website and find them yourself. However, you might want to look at CKD688 first. This has been one of our most popular Read more
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Published On : 04-22-2009
Author : Steve Donegan
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