Green New Deal Homes are designed for comfort, durability, easy operation, and flexible living. Each plan is oriented so sunlight enters the spaces where people spend the most time and houses are placed so roof-mounted solar panels produce electricity to help power the house.

 

Each net-zero-capable design shares the same high performance construction approach: a super-insulated building structure with triple-glazed windows and state-of-the art electric heating, cooling, and ventilation (fresh air) systems. We use durable metal siding on the exterior, available in many color options. 

 

Inside the feeling is warm, bright and natural. We use Minnesota-made maple cabinets,

doors and trim, and linoleum flooring. Efficient appliances, plumbing fixtures and lighting add

sparkle and shine without wasting energy. An energy monitoring system lets occupants see

how much energy the solar panels produce and what’s being used in the home.

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GREEN NEW DEAL HOUSING  PLANS

Spring House

A wedge-shaped entry porch puts a modern twist on a traditional northern two story design. The Spring House plan works best with an east or west entry approach.

 

2 stories, 1740 total square feet

3 bedrooms plus a study

2 baths

Generous entry/mudroom

Plan can be mirrored east-west

Spring House South

Identical in plan to the Spring House but with a rotated roof, the Spring House South plan is designed for a south-facing entry.

 

2 stories, 1740 total square feet

3 bedrooms plus a study

2 baths

Generous entry/mudroom

Plan can be mirrored east-west

Evergreen House

In a modern and northern interpretation of the ranch house, two generous entries provide transition space before connecting to open living areas.

 

1 story, 1494 total square feet

3 bedrooms and 2 baths

Front and side entry porches

Plan can be mirrored east-west