Beyond the issue of design, you'll find other insights and ideas throughout the following pages that will make your new home live smarter day to day. A smarter home is one that provides a healthy, safe environment for you and your household. Home is —or should be—a place of protection and refuge. Unfortunately, many homes today are anything but safe. Poor indoor air quality
is responsible for an array of ailments from allergies to respiratory diseases. A smarter home is one that assures you and your loved ones will breathe easy, and we'll show you how. We'll also explore the elements from which a smarter home is built, such as highly durable materials
that require little or no maintenance, and new technologies
that can make your new home more energy efficient
, comfortable, affordable and environmentally friendly.
Sensible square footage, intelligent room arrangements, energy efficient, environmentally sensitive construction,
These are but a few of the qualities you’ll discover among the designs presented here on smaller smarter home plans. Each of these homes are conservative in size (most below 2000 square feet) but live larger than their square footage with thoughtful use of space, generous storage and outdoor living areas to expand the home to the outside. In addition to smartly designed house plans, you’ll discover insightful information on the makings of a healthy home, as well as the latest advancements in homebuilding materials and technologies. Smaller Smarter House Plans – the best resource for stylish, space-saving home plans from North America’s leading residential designers.