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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 overlook the optional shop. Plan includes radiant floor heating tube layout and energy recovery ventilation design.

Additional Details

  • PLAN #: 1798TD
  • LEVELS: 2
  • MAIN LEVEL: 1168 SQ FT
  • UPPER LEVEL: 626 SQ FT
  • OTHER LEVELS:  SQ FT
  • GARAGE: 1056 SQ FT
  • COVERED PORCH: 89 SQ FT
  • DECKS: 80 SQ FT


  • SHOP: Yes
  • STORAGE – BONUS: Shop Area
  • N to S DIMENSIONS: 46′
  • E to W DIMENSIONS: 72′
  • HEIGHT: 23′
  • ROOF PITCH: 6:12
  • PARKING: 2 Car Garage

Includes a PDF of our 122-page Conservation Guide providing the latest in building science and proven cost-effective, energy-saving features that you may incorporate in to the construction of your new home.

This passive solar home was designed for a lot which took advantage of a northwest view. This energy-efficient home incorporated lots of outdoor living space. A compact, unique, modern design for those who work at home. One office nook is off the guest room and the other office nook is off the family room. A green built home with a great multi-use space design. The master suite includes a fireplace, bookshelves, and a two-person window seat. The upper level is very open with a high wood ceiling that takes this modern design to a rustic flavor. Unique just begins to describe this home.

Additional Details

  • PLAN #: 1824RL
  • LEVELS: 2
  • MAIN LEVEL: 779 SQ FT
  • UPPER LEVEL: 1045 SQ FT
  • OTHER LEVELS:  SQ FT
  • GARAGE: 440 SQ FT
  • COVERED PORCH:  SQ FT
  • DECKS:140 SQ FT


  • SHOP: Yes
  • STORAGE – BONUS: Shop Area
  • N to S DIMENSIONS: 46′
  • E to W DIMENSIONS: 44′
  • HEIGHT: 28′
  • ROOF PITCH: 6:12
  • PARKING: 2 Car Garage

Includes a PDF of our 122-page Conservation Guide providing the latest in building science and proven cost-effective, energy-saving features that you may incorporate in to the construction of your new home.

When you enter this home from the large covered porch, you pause to take in the expanse of grandeur.

A very open design with ceiling transitions that define space and slope up to the balcony and loft above.

A modest size home that appears much larger with a large master suite on the main floor.This home was built on a sloped site over a crawl space and large decks on the east and south for the perfect outdoor living location.

An excellent passive solar design originally built with radiant floor heating and cooling on the first floor and forced air heating and cooling on the second floor using an air-to-water heat pump.

Plan includes a radiant-floor, heating-tube layout, a heat recovery ventilation design, and an upper-level, forced-air system design

Additional Details

  • PLAN #: 1906TD
  • LEVELS: 2
  • MAIN LEVEL: 1277 SQ FT
  • UPPER LEVEL: 629 SQ FT
  • OTHER LEVELS:  SQ FT
  • GARAGE: 833 SQ FT
  • COVERED PORCH: 180 SQ FT
  • DECKS: 456 SQ FT


  • SHOP: Yes
  • STORAGE – BONUS: Shop Area
  • N to S DIMENSIONS: 48′
  • E to W DIMENSIONS: 74′
  • HEIGHT: 23′
  • ROOF PITCH: 6:12
  • PARKING: 2 Car Garage

Includes a PDF of our 122-page Conservation Guide providing the latest in building science and proven cost-effective, energy-saving features that you may incorporate in to the construction of your new home.

Enter this great passive-solar home through the covered porch. The high-arched ceiling of the foyer runs through the great room separating the dining area and conversation areas to the rear covered patio. There is great separation of sleeping areas for privacy.

The plan is designed for an east or west view, if reversed. Check out the large, commanding kitchen and the true utility room. With its bonus room built into the truss roof over the garage, this single level home uses space efficiently in an open floor plan.

This plan also comes with a two-zone radiant floor heating tube layout.

Additional Details

  • PLAN #: 1997SL
  • LEVELS: 1
  • MAIN LEVEL: 1780 SQ FT
  • UPPER LEVEL: 217 SQ FT
  • OTHER LEVELS:  SQ FT
  • GARAGE: 621 SQ FT
  • COVERED PORCH: 136 SQ FT
  • DECKS:  SQ FT


  • SHOP: Yes
  • STORAGE – BONUS: Shop Area
  • N to S DIMENSIONS: 64′
  • E to W DIMENSIONS: 50′
  • HEIGHT: 21′
  • ROOF PITCH: 6:12
  • PARKING: 2 Car Garage

Includes a PDF of our 122-page Conservation Guide providing the latest in building science and proven cost-effective, energy-saving features that you may incorporate in to the construction of your new home.

This family of four moved to Bend, Oregon from California for a lifestyle change and opportunity in relocating a business. They found a great view lot on a butte overlooking the city of Bend to the south.

They contacted SunTerra Homes, Inc. wanting an energy-efficient, passive-solar home with all the amenities and the latest in building science technology.

This home is nestled into the topography capturing the valley views and integrating with the private outdoor living space. It blends a combination of 9′, 10′, 12′ and 14′ ceilings defining while blending the interior spaces.

The owners preferred a rustic mountain lodge look with a blend of contemporary.

Passive solar, air/water heat pump with radiant floor heating, and air conditioning plus heat recovery ventilation was incorporated in the construction of this home. The mechanical design for this equipment is included.

Additional Details

PLAN #: 3408RL

•  LEVELS:  3

•  MAIN LEVEL:  1048 SQ FT

•  UPPER LEVEL: 1434 SQ FT

•  OTHER LEVELS: 928 SQ FT

•  GARAGE:  873 SQ FT

•  COVERED PORCH:  120 SQ FT

•  DECKS: 632 SQ FT

•  SHOP:  Yes

•  STORAGE – BONUS:  Shop Area

•  N to S DIMENSIONS:  48′

•  E to W DIMENSIONS:  70′

•  HEIGHT:  30′

•  ROOF PITCH:  6:12

•  PARKING:  2 Car Garage

Includes a PDF of our 122-page Conservation Guide providing the latest in building science and proven cost-effective, energy-saving features that you may incorporate in to the construction of your new home.