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Which way to face the front door? Which way is best to orient the house for maximum cooling efficiency?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 02, 2013 01:12 AM
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we are about to build a house in Texas. I am assuming to face the front door toward NORTH, but would like your opinion. We also want to build a pool and would like to get shade over the pool area for late afternoon ( 3 – 6 pm), assuming that the pool should be on the southeast side? Would love your input. Thanks, amy




 

 

we are about to build a house in Texas. I am assuming to face the front door toward NORTH, but would like your opinion. We also want to build a pool and would like to get shade over the pool area for late afternoon ( 3 – 6 pm), assuming that the pool should be on the southeast side? Would love your input. Thanks, amy

The windows and overall shell play a bigger part on efficiency than a door ever will. With that, by having it on the north it will mainly be the coolest...


 

 

 
 
 
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