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Impressive passive-solar style home with A-frame roof and a wall that is mostly large windows.

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A passive sun room, an energy-efficient woodstove and panoramic windows make this Passive Solor house plan with Contemporary influe...

Passive house plans are a great choice for eco-conscious homeowners who want to keep green living in mind when building. We are proud to be affiliated with architects and designers who take minimal impact into consideration when designing residences. We now have a dedicated category of passive solar home plans that exhibits plans of various styles, including country, contemporary, and Read More

Passive house plans are a great choice for eco-conscious homeowners who want to keep green living in mind when building. We are proud to be affiliated with architects and designers who take minimal impact into consideration when designing residences. We now have a dedicated category of passive solar home plans that exhibits plans of various styles, including country, contemporary, and log cabin. These home are designed to conserve energy and promote efficient living.

About Passive Solar House Design

Passive solar floor plans are designed with large windows for optimal positioning in relationship to the sun to increase the energy efficiency of the home and reduce the usage of natural resources such as fossil heating fuel. The home often have wide overhangs over the windows to provide shading in the warm summer months and reduce cooling costs (and save energy). More and more designers and builders are embracing the principles of Green Building (building responsibly to reduce environmental impact) using steel studs, engineered lumber products that utilize materials that would otherwise be waste, composite decking made of recycled plastics, and more. Each year more and more products are introduced into the marketplace.

Earth is our home, and it’s important we continue to take care of our home. Browse through our passive solar floor plans below or check out our other eco friendly homes, and take the next step towards leaving a smaller footprint with a more efficient home.

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Passive Solar House Plans

Impressive passive-solar style home with A-frame roof and a wall that is mostly large windows.

Passive house plans are a great choice for eco-conscious homeowners who want to keep green living in mind when building. We are proud to be affiliated with architects and designers who take minimal impact into consideration when designing residences. We now have a dedicated category of passive solar home plans that exhibits plans of various styles, including country, contemporary, and log cabin. These home are designed to conserve energy and promote efficient living.

About Passive Solar House Design

Passive solar floor plans are designed with large windows for optimal positioning in relationship to the sun to increase the energy efficiency of the home and reduce the usage of natural resources such as fossil heating fuel. The home often have wide overhangs over the windows to provide shading in the warm summer months and reduce cooling costs (and save energy). More and more designers and builders are embracing the principles of Green Building (building responsibly to reduce environmental impact) using steel studs, engineered lumber products that utilize materials that would otherwise be waste, composite decking made of recycled plastics, and more. Each year more and more products are introduced into the marketplace.

Earth is our home, and it’s important we continue to take care of our home. Browse through our passive solar floor plans below or check out our other eco friendly homes, and take the next step towards leaving a smaller footprint with a more efficient home.

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1216 Sq Ft.
From $610.00
2 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Contemporary Country style home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #132-1313)
2281 Sq Ft.
From $1100.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Color rendering of Modern home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #158-1289)
1697 Sq Ft.
From $730.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
1 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Contemporary home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #167-1187)
1795 Sq Ft.
From $840.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Modern home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #100-1352)
1050 Sq Ft.
From $800.00
2 Bedrooms
1 Floor
1 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Vacation Homes home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #158-1255)
1094 Sq Ft.
From $730.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
3 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Color rendering of Contemporary home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #153-2074)
3447 Sq Ft.
From $900.00
4 Bedrooms
1 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Craftsman home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #132-1193)
2281 Sq Ft.
From $1100.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
3 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Small House Plans home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #167-1294)
1498 Sq Ft.
From $700.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Front elevation of A Frame home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #137-1205)
2054 Sq Ft.
From $925.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Color rendering of Vacation home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #196-1001)
765 Sq Ft.
From $370.00
1 Bedrooms
1 Floor
1 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Country home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #132-1703)
3967 Sq Ft.
From $1300.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
3 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Color rendering of Vacation Homes home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #108-1853)
2063 Sq Ft.
From $745.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Color rendering of Cottage home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #196-1000)
1557 Sq Ft.
From $745.00
2 Bedrooms
1 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Modern style home (ThePlanCollection: Plan #202-1020)
3247 Sq Ft.
From $1095.00
3 Bedrooms
1 Floor
3 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
Main image for house plan # 21459
1418 Sq Ft.
From $645.00
2 Bedrooms
1 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Ranch home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #132-1687)
1978 Sq Ft.
From $900.00
2 Bedrooms
1 Floor
3 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Coastal home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #119-1132)
1888 Sq Ft.
From $800.00
2 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Main image for house plan # 6651
1475 Sq Ft.
From $800.00
3 Bedrooms
1 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
1 Garage Bays
Color rendering of Log Cabin home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #132-1400)
3219 Sq Ft.
From $1100.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
3 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Front View of this house plan.
1910 Sq Ft.
From $695.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
2 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1216 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $610.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
2281 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $1100.00

3 Bed
1 .5 Bath
1697 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $730.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1795 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $840.00

2 Bed
1 .5 Bath
1050 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $800.00

3 Bed
3 .5 Bath
1094 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $730.00

4 Bed
2 .5 Bath
3447 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $900.00

3 Bed
3 .5 Bath
2281 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $1100.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1498 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $700.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
2054 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $925.00

1 Bed
1 .5 Bath
765 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $370.00

3 Bed
3 .5 Bath
3967 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $1300.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
2063 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $745.00

2 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1557 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $745.00

3 Bed
3 .5 Bath
3247 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $1095.00

2 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1418 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $645.00

2 Bed
3 .5 Bath
1978 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $900.00

2 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1888 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $800.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1475 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $800.00

3 Bed
3 .5 Bath
3219 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $1100.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1910 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $695.00

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