Home Plans: Jasmine Court

“Right Living” Design Features

  1. Site design:
    • Use pervious pavers and landscaping to reduce storm run-off in driveways and garden patios
    • Maximize retention of existing trees
    • Enhance natural topography with terraced gardens and rockeries
    • Define front yards with rockeries and picket fences
  1. “Cottage” style architecture
    • Small homes that live large and maximize use of square footage
    • Front porches give sense of community and traditional neighborhood
    • Outdoor covered living areas for bbq next to kitchen and garden patios
    • Use trellis features to extend the garden theme into the architecture
    • Corner windows in great rooms and master bed rooms for improved quality of natural light
  1. Maximize square footage
    • Efficient kitchens with large full height pantry, and entertainment islands
    • Great room concept for flexible furniture layouts
    • Built-ins provided for cabinets, books shelves or art display options
    • Large dining area for table expansion
    • Minimal use of hallways
    • Master bedroom suite sized for a king bed
    • Efficient master bathroom with large shower, enclosed toilet, double sinks with optional vanity, and built-in dressers
    • Stacked washer / dryer in master suite closet
    • Large master closets
    • “flex room” can be used as a bedroom or office / den
    • Shower/tub provided in secondary bath
    • Extra closets for coats or linens
    • Large garage for extra storage or work bench
    • Attic storage provided in most plans
    • Bonus room options on up-hill sloped lots
  1. Energy efficient construction
    • Efficient use of building materials
    • Energy star dishwasher and other energy saving appliance options
    • Tax credits available for use of ________ (list specific incentives).
    • Milgaard windows with u-value of ___
    • Doors with u-value of ___
    • Energy component analysis for each home
    • Heated with -_______________(heat pump, gas, forced air, electric???)
    • Blown-in insulation
    • Maximize use of duct work to minimize excessive heating / cooling costs
  1. Healthy home construction
    • Well sealed garages to prevent toxic air leakage
    • Use of low voc paints, glues and finishes(???)
    • Use non-toxic wood preservative treatments (???)
    • Well sealed and vented to prevent mold accumulations
    • Continuous quiet bathroom fans (???)
    • Whole house ventilation capable of accommodating HEPA air filters
   

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