House Features – Indoor Air Quality

Many visitors to our Open House requested copies of the signs we posted on the sustainable features of the home. We present them here to help others in making their own decisions.  These are the features that relate to indoor air quality.

Shading Windows & Passive Solar Design-UPDATED

Shading Windows & Passive Solar Design-UPDATED

  Whether you think of it as common sense shading, or if you treat it as a scientific approach to energy efficient passive solar design, every new and remodeled home project should carefully consider these principles: Orient the house to the Sun, if possible.  Allow for exposure to the southern sky to heat the house in Winter.  Minimize direct solar gain to the East and West through tree plantings and […]