House Plans: SUNDROP (2 Bedroom)


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Features & Specifications:

  • 1103 heated square feet
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 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 hookup for solar hot water heating 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 wih private bath and french doors to garden
  • Big front porch with tinted slab floor and no-maintenance stucco-covered masonry columns and beams; glass covered arbor on south
  • Working kitchen open to dining room/family room; sliding glass doors to garden
  • Parlor with built-in bookcase and optional woodstove; windows designed for stained glass
  • Energy Star appliances
  • 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


east elevation


weST elevation


SOUTH elevation


NORTH elevation


open floor plan


divided floor plan

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