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Features & Specifications:

  • 1802 heated square feet two bedrooms, one study and two baths
  • Costs no more to build than conventional construction
  • Passive solar: warm & sunny in winter, cool & shady in summer
  • Low utility bills and low house maintenance
  • Autoclaved, aerated concrete (AAC) exterior wall system: fireproof, rot-proof, moldproof, bug proof , sound absorbent, no-maintenance, and engineered to withstand 140 mph winds
  • Interior finished in mineral plaster; exterior finished in no-maintenance real stucco with decorative lintels over windows and doors
  • No-maintenance tinted poured-and-scored concrete floors
  • In-floor radiant hydronic heating system; on-demand hot water heater and solar collecting panels
  • Borate-treated cellulose ceiling insulation ; borate-treated cellulose interior sound insulation
  • Engineered truss roof system for economy, minimal wood use and large attic storage room
  • Boracare insect control treatment under-slab; boric acid applied in interior walls
  • 26 gauge Galvalume steel "100 year" roof
  • Garden orientation for perfect site drainage and beautiful views from main living space
  • Low-E glass in north, east and west windows
  • 9'4" ceilings throughout
  • Master bedroom with private bath and glassed door to garden
  • Master bath with garden tub under window, large shower, alcoved toilet and two walk-in closets; guest bath with handicap access
  • Entry with coat closet
  • Kitchen open to dining and living room
  • Cedar-lined window seats, built-in bookcases, arching doorways and high-efficiency woodstove
  • Energy Star appliances
  • Classic t&g eaves detail with exposed rafter tails
  • Hooded entry with cut-outs to emit light
  • Entry porch, back porch, vine-covered shade arbor and glassed-arbor on south, all with no-maintenance tinted slab floors
  • Outdoor kitchen and shower
  • No-VOC paint
  • Hypoallergenic surfaces throughout
  • Materials and design strategy for low environmental impact and ease in building
  • State and federal tax credits for active and passive solar systems
  • Plans include a detached "tobacco barn" style workshop

WEST elevation

EAST elevation

SOUTH elevation

NORTH elevation

floor plan

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