There is no single recipe or design that makes up a green eco-friendly home. Some components may or may not be used in all homes. There are components that may be ideal for one home and not right for another. Every green built or Greentite home will be designed according to several factors, including area, lot, size and budget. Energy efficiency, sustainability and occupants health will remain the common goal for all Greentite homes.
Below you will find various components and design elements of the Greentite Process..
Enter this passive solar home from the south through the warm sun space to the living room area. The ceiling is vaulted up to the loft and balcony above. Continue through the two-story dining room area into a large kitchen with two pantries.
The master suite is on the radiant-heated, main-level floor. Above the open stairs is the all purpose loft with adjoining deck. The open balcony takes you to the other two bedrooms and bathroom. Lots of home in under 1,800 square feet and don’t over look the optional shop.
Plan includes radiant floor heating tube layout and energy recovery ventilation design. Our 102-page Conservation Guide providing the latest in building science and proven cost-effective, energy-saving features that you may incorporate in the construction of your new home is also included. For more more information on this plan or to see other great green designs Click Here and check out Green House Plans
This home has a very open floor plan with lodge-log accents including a large multi-purpose loft. The media room is tucked away for sound dampening from the great room with its high-vaulted ceiling. There are a lot of outdoor patio areas to take advantage of the views.
This is an excellent passive solar home design with proper fixed overhangs. The house was heated and cooled with a combination of radiant heated floors downstairs and forced air heating upstairs with controlled heat recovery ventilation.
The plan includes the heating design layout and a 102-page Conservation Guide to lead you through the choices to make your home the best.