Posted by: jeb1 | October 10, 2011

Shade in Summer, Sun in Winter

Posted on: September 20, 2011

Source: Houzz

Nature provides the best sunshade: deciduous trees filter sunlight in the summer, but when their leaves fall off toward the winter, that valuable sunlight and heat is reintroduced into the house. But trees take time to grow, and sometimes it’s not possible to plant a tree in the place it’s needed for this type of shading. Enter louvered sunshades. These cantilevered assemblies filter the high summer sun, but their placement at the top of windows lets the low winter sun enter below them.

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