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When Construction Prints or CAD Files are purchased, if they are over a year old, often minor updates are performed to meet the Sun Plans current in-house checklist.  Occasionally, we make even more substantial updates especially if the design is more than five years old. We believe that we are the only house plan company that performs these services. We also try to keep the website up-to-date with the newest photos and comments from our clients, so that you may see what they have to say about their own sun-inspired homes!

Sun Plans continuously strives to provide our clients the most up-to-date house plans and service – in addition to the energy-efficiency and passive solar design.

Thank you to Mark and Valerie, and Ruth and Doug for sending us the photos.


Read About Us as well as how to get permission to copy our designs legally.


The Favorites feature allows you to bookmark plans for future reference and easily email them to your friends and family for a second opinion. Once you have selected a plan as a ‘Favorite,’ it is added to a list that will be viewable every time you click the Favorites. The first time you need only enter your email address. You can even have more than one Favorites account by entering another email address.

Contact Us

The Contact Us form is an efficient way of letting us know your questions and concerns without having to take the time to email us. The form has selection fields such as whether or not it is your first time contacting us, whether you’re a builder, when you plan to build, etc. to make communication with Customer Service easier and more customized to your specific needs.


Since there have been inquiries as how to copy the designs from the Sun Plans web site to create a similar home, some options for going about this legally are now addressed under Copyright.

To quickly review what is included with Study Plans, Review Sets, Construction Prints, CAD Files and Mirror Reverse, these product descriptions are now cross-linked at the top of the Online Store.

Upgrade to PDF
To easily upgrade to the popular request for PDF files where it is possible to print unlimited copies of Study Plans, Review Sets and Construction Prints, an item appears at the top of the Online Store.

After a plan is added to the shopping basket, you can select Upgrade to PDF and have it sent by email rather than wait for it to be shipped by ground. (Construction Print orders still need additional time to prepare the Custom Energy Specs.)

Free Book
With any purchase, a free copy of The Sun-Inspired House may be requested by replying to the email received following the order.

Already bought the book from Sun Plans? The price is discountable toward future purchases of Consulting or Sun Plans!

Past purchases can be credited when upgrading

Since we like to reward those who plan ahead by reading, studying, and reviewing the details of drawings, you can deduct the costs of the book, Study Plan and Review Set when upgrading to a Review Set, Construction Prints, or CAD Files – even if you change to another Sun Plan.  Read details about our Specials and Savings!

Split the Difference
Have an order form from an earlier purchase from Sun Plans within the last five years?  Send us a copy and we’ll credit half of the price difference between the earlier and current price on the website when you order Construction Prints or CAD Files.

A few of the new Sun Plans features will include:


Soon you will have the ability to create a list of your favorite plans that you are considering purchasing, adapting, or referencing when you start your own Create-A-SunPlan.


Do you find a particular feature of the new Web site hard to navigate or confusing? Or do you wish there was different information on the page you are viewing? Soon there will be a way to quickly let us know!

Contact Us!

You will soon be able to contact us quickly from any Web site page. The new user-friendly form will collect pertinent information so that we can respond more appropriately based on what stage you are in of the planning process and what you have already purchased from us.

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