Orientations are noted with the thumbnails to the right.
Passive solar design refers to the use of the sun's energy to heat and cool the living spaces in a home, utilizing the southern exposure to allow the sun to enter the home during the winter and warm it's interior.
The rendering is shown with a front entry garage. This is available but must be specified by indicating this on the order form. There is a place on the order form for this... or can call to order. The standard basement is not shown with a garage.