Renovation and Home Design

Window Shade Fail

shade fail

I saw these north facing windows the other day.

In spite of the architectural detailing this is a lesson on how to stuff up shading!

Its less than an hour from Midday and already most of the window is out of the shade. If you want to know how to [read more…]

Shading Northern Windows

North Shading

In Passive Solar I talked about shading North facing windows.

This does not mean roller shutters or blinds that pull down over the window.

Although they do keep out the sun you lose any views, and they make the rooms very gloomy and depressing With good design they are unnecessary.

The best methods of shading [read more…]