Planning the project takes a lot of time and involves a lot of decisions. You probably know the feeling: at last the time has come, the dream of owning your own home is finally within your grasp and you're already in the middle of planning. But the dream of home ownership first and foremost involves a lot of important decisions. What floor plan best suits your needs? Do you want a basement or would you prefer an addition to the garage? What heating system is the best choice and is a solar power system even worth it?