This clever two bedroom home is a modification of one of several designs we received from TC Legend Homes of Bellingham, WA. The clerestory windows privide south-facing sunshine to the north-side upstairs bedroom, bathroom, and sitting room. The sitting room would make an excellent baby’s room for a growing family. The sliding glass doors on the main level provide easy access to the back yard, as the sun pours in and heats the finished concrete floor. The prototype of this plan was built in a very cold climate, and has performed as a passive house in all but the most extreme weather. It will achieve net-zero-energy with very little PV installed, and it has plenty of south-facing roof to also power your electric car.
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This clever two bedroom home is a modification of one of several designs we received from TC Legend Homes of Bellingham, WA. The clerestory windows privide south-facing sunshine to the north-side upstairs bedroom, bathroom, and sitting room. The sitting room would make an excellent baby’s room for a growing family. The sliding glass doors on […]
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What's Included in Our Zero-Energy Home Packages
We provide the most complete plan packages available on the market. We are interested in the ultimate success of your project, not just in selling a set of house plans.
Please scroll down to view the list of pages and information included in our plan packages.
The following table describes the typical number of plan copies needed to build one of our Low Energy Use Homes.
Basic Plan Set
Our Basic Plan Set includes just one copy of each page, for a total of approximately fifteen pages if on 11×17 paper, about eight pages if on 24×36 paper. Our pages can be either be printed on 11×17 paper, in high resolution, either 1/8″ or 3/16″ scale, depending on the size of the house, or we can print on full 24’x36″ “D” size architectural paper. Some local Building Departments have expressed an appreciation for the smaller size of page, because of the readability, and ease of viewing multiple pages at one time. It is also much easier to get additional copies made if you should need them. Larger page sizes are required by some jurusdictions, so be sure to ask before completing your order which size is required.
Full Building Set
Our Full Building Set includes the total number of plan pages shown on the spreadsheet below, at a slightly increased price to cover our additional costs.
Our Basic Plan Set and Full Building Set both include the Heat Loss Calculation Spreadsheet, Heating/Cooling system specifications, SIPS shop drawings, and Built Green® checklist.