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Solar Home: Features

Low "E" argon-filled Weather Shield casement windows with unique "eyebrow" styling

Oak hardwood and tile flooring throughout for thermal mass and lasting beauty
Hardiplank composite siding and trim (50 year color-fast warranty)
Certainteed 50 year shingles with 130 mph wind rating
Slab on grade in-floor radiant condensing boiler heat with 80 gallon on-demand holding tank for hot water
Oak trim throughout
Six-panel solid core interior oak doors and lifetime fade-resistent fiberglass double entry doors
Solid oak kitchen cabinets with center island "prep" counter
Large half-vaulted ceiling in great room merged with full-vaulted entry for unique design
Raised ceiling design in two master bedrooms and dining room
Two-person jacuzzi tubs, shower stalls and linen cabinets in all three bedroom baths Oak grand staircase
Second floor library and media room
Covered trex deck off of one second floor bedroom
Floored storage above garage or loft with 3' stair access
Three-car garage with auto-controlled electric overhead doors
par/PAC™ insulation in all walls and floors for sound control and to reduce energy use for heating and cooling by more than 50% compared to comparable sized home insulated with fiberglass (or alternate insulations)
Two remote control Velux skylights for flow-through ventilation
 
 
Basics
Three master bedrooms with large private baths
One second floor bedroom includes an office suite with medial center
Each full bath includes an extra-large jetted bath with separate Neocomer shower
The first floor master bedroom bath has a two-person corner jetted tub
The first floor master bedroom has a propane-fueled fireplace
The two second floor master bedrooms each have four season electric fireplaces
Propane fireplaces are strategically placed in the great room and formal dining room
   
   
Photographs
Slab on grade in-floor radiant heat tubing (being installed) for a condensing boiler heat with provisions for a later installation of an 80 gallon on-demand holding tank for hot water
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