Net Zero Farm in Greer, SC is an amazing planned real estate community featuring multiple self-sustaining systems. The HOA covers water, sewer, natural gas, solar energy, a generator, batteries and even lawn care at a very reasonable cost!
The community itself has wonderful features. Tucked next to a creek Net Zero Farms will have a walking trail, covered picnic space, benches, swings, and organic gardens. Residents can gain free veggies when they volunteer at the Aqua-Hydroponics greenhouse where vegetables will be produced year-round! Rainwater is collected into barrels through the porous gravel roads to provide grey water to homes. A collection device will be provided in order to collect food refuse. The property manager will collect the compost to use in the community garden!
Limited home sites are available (less than 20!) These small homes are built to Net Zero Envelope standards! Home plans will feature solar and thermal panels, metal roofs, energy efficient natural gas heat, battery energy storage, backup generator for recharging batteries, aerated concrete walls, stained concrete main floor, a covered front porch and hardi-board exterior. Fenced, private courtyards are always a nice to have and the largest floor plan features a sharp looking terrace. Attached carports have a large all-purpose storage room can be used for storage, a workshop, a craft room or any multitude of things.
All 4 net zero farmhouse plans were developed to reduce wasted space. Single story two and three-bedroom floor plans and two-story two and three-bedroom floor plans are available to choose from. The smallest home is around 850 square feet, the largest is over 1200 square feet and are net zero energy farmhouses. Approximate build time is around 3 months!!