Deltec Homes has teamed up with Appalachian State University to bring an attractive, flexible, and livable new net-zero home design to the market. The Solar Homestead, an award-winning entry in the 201 1US Solar Decathlon, has a modern and flexible design inspired by the dwellings of early mountain settlers.
A portion of all sales of the The Solar Homestead package goes to ASU's building science department to fund further innovation. Read the story of the Solar Homestead here.
The Solar Homestead
Main House: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1032 square feet + 640 square feet of covered canopy space
Flex "OM:" 1 extra bedroom and bathroom, 135 square feet + 256 additional square feet of covered canopy space
The Solar Homestead design features expandability: add additional outbuilding modules ("OMs") for more living and storage space, arranged according to your needs:
1. The Flexible Outbuilding Module ("Flex OM") is a detached third bedroom or home office which includes:
2. Additional Storage Outbuilding Modules ("Storage OMs") add outdoor storage space to the grand porch.
Because the Solar Homestead is a collaboration project with Appalachian State University, the exterior finish options of this home are limited to match the distinct architectural style of the Solar Homestead. Options include: