Sunrooms And Porches

Sunrooms and Porches

Cozy Porch This gorgeous screened-in porch started out its life as a small open deck, but like many others, the Greensboro, North Carolina homeowners wanted much more in their backyard. That's exactly what they got after they added a 17x28…

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The Benefits Of Sunrooms

The Benefits of Sunrooms

Whether you call it a sunroom, Florida room, patio room, sun porch, conservatory, solarium, greenhouse or garden room, a sunroom makes it easy to bring the outdoors into your home. Thanks to improved materials and design, builders and manufacturers have largely solved the two major complaints of sunrooms past: heat loss and leaks.
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Sunroom Orientation And Glazing Angles

Sunroom Orientation and Glazing Angles

A properly designed sunspace can provide a bright, invigorating, and useful alternative to the typical space within a house. It also functions as a solar heater, augmenting the home's winter need for space heating. There are two basic considerations for optimizing the solar heating potential of a sunspace: the directional orientation and the angle of the glazing.
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