The 2300 House Plan by GOLogic!

The 2300 House Plan by TheGOHome.us – Photo by Trent Bell

This is the 2300 House Plan by GOLogic. This plan is 2,289 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. GOLogic builds beautiful prefab homes that are energy efficient, high quality all the way. This plan has an optional garage that I think is essential, especially with the way it’s connected to the house via the covered walkway is quite nice. This home is so sharp – be sure to check out the link above to see images of the interior of the house, the images are beautiful and will have you dreaming of a GOLogic home! Continue reading “The 2300 House Plan by GOLogic!”

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GOLogic Home – 1500 square feet of BRILLIANCE!

Photography by Trent Bell
Photography by Trent Bell

This house plan is from a company I respect so much. GOLogic. It is our dream once Fred retires to build one of their homes. We’re always looking at the plans and trying to figure which one would work best for us.  Why not save money (and the environment) all while living in a beautiful, efficient, well thought out house?

Just look at all the standard options, the construction, and the overview… this company truly has their act together! It’s a house you can feel good about building! See a plan that you’ve fallen in love with? Check out the Process of Buying a House link…

Living Room Photograph by Trent Bell
Photograph by Trent Bell

Here is the plan, via the GOLogic website. If you’re interested in building one of their plans, here’s the link… there is also a separate link if you use your own contractor and you want to purchase plans only. Personally, I want the people who have done it time and time again with great results to be the ones to build my home one day…

This is the GO Home by GOLogic… it was awarded the US Green Building Council’s residential project of the year award.

GOLogic "GO Home" 1500 square feet, 2 floor/3 bedroom - Image via: GOlogic.us
GOLogic “GO Home” 1500 square feet, 2 floor/3 bedroom – Image via: GOlogic.us

It’s so nice to have a mudroom, a place to store all the shoes, jackets, etc and keep them out of the way! A small powder room down stairs is perfectly tucked in the corner. I love the open kitchen/living/dining spaces… and the exterior of this house… whoa! Good looking! Did I mention the windows? Read about them… they’re gorgeous, but they’re also about as efficient as you can get!

GOLogic "GO Home" Upper Level - 1500 square feet, 2 floor/3 bedroom - Image via: GOlogic.us
GOLogic “GO Home” Upper Level – 1500 square feet, 2 floor/3 bedroom – Image via: GOlogic.us

This plan has all bedrooms on the upper level. There are variations of this plan, and one has the master bedroom downstairs. Since we’re planning for our next house to be the last house we build, we would probably opt for that plan. Check out the other plans available, they’re fabulous!

Photograph by Trent Bell
Photograph by Trent Bell

F L A S H B A C K

O N E   Y E A R   A G O…  Featured Artist… Roger Dale Brown!

T W O   Y E A R S   A G O… Meatless Monday recipe… Penne with Spinach, Feta and Olives!

All images via TheGOHome.us  (Trent Bell photographer) used with permission…
Images are not for construction or reproduction, they are property of the design firm.

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G-O Logic Homes! $0-$300/year in heating costs… fascinating!

How would you like to build a new house for around $160/square foot AND have your heating bill for the entire year be $300 (or pay $0.00 if you opt for the net zero upgrade!). Crazy, right? Not with G-O Logic Homes. These homes have great design with every single detail well thought out. They have a fabulous website and have won award after award. By using solar, great insulation, the best windows, and a host of other tricks, they’ve configured homes that can be heated with a small heater at the cost of $300/year IN MAINE! I’m telling you to check these out because they are phenomenal!

Fred and I hope to one day be on the happy trail to Maine… once there it would be ideal to be situated on a piece of land near water (water view would be optimal, but we’ll see). Fred likes land, woods, creatures. I like to be able to walk to a general store, a library, and ideally a bakery (hee hee) and NO CREATURES, ugh.Where we end up will be hopefully somewhere in between! We love Charleston, SC and all it has to offer, we have just fallen in love with Maine. Where do you hope to end up? Thoughts please! We have time, we’re not ready to move yet! Would love your thoughts and opinions! Right now, after 30-some days of 90+++ heat, I’m thinking more along the lines of the north pole! However, just thinking about Maine, in the winter, in one of these architectural gems puts a smile on my face!

I’m telling you, you’ve got to check out this company’s website… and the quick video tour that explains things (click on link, then scroll to bottom of page and you’ll see the video, you won’t believe it!) From the GOLogic website:

In Maine, the standard for green design and construction has been officially raised with the completion and certification of The GO Home in Belfast, which is the first Passive House Certified Home in Maine and only the 12th Passive House in the entire United States. This smart and small 1500 square foot, three-bedroom residence packs an elegant design punch, while achieving super energy efficiency at construction costs comparable to a standard home.
 
As a passive house, the homeowners will see a 90% reduction in their heating bill, resulting in a cool $300 dollars per year for space heating, while enjoying all the comforts of the super insulated building shell during the winter months. With an additional investment in solar panels, The GO Home has been made net zero, creating all the energy on site that it needs to provide heat, hot water and electricity for the home owners who will not see an energy bill for the next 25 years.
 
GO Logic, the architectural design build firm that created The GO Home, conceived of the project to bring design and energy performance in line with affordability- which they have at the construction cost of $160/ SF. Combining the traditional good looks of the Maine vernacular with contemporary design and details, The GO Home is comfortable in its rural setting, but does not forgo the pleasure of great design. With beautiful wood/ aluminum clad windows imported from Germany, a timber frame from Thorndike Maine and cabinets from local woodworkers, the interior is well crafted and timeless. In addition to being the first certified passive house in Maine, The GO Home will round out its sustainable building credentials with LEED Platinum rating, the USGBC’s highest rating for environmentally sustainable buildings.

Catch you back here tomorrow!