Passive Solar House Design for better energy efficiency. (example is for New Zealand) Please be aware that the angles may be different for the area you are located. Angles of the sun for Australia can be found www.ga.gov.au/...
this is pretty much exactly how we are builing our retirement home in SC. Only it will be a little deeper but all spaced will be completely open to the windows in the front creating bay-like sections in the home for different rooms. Can. Not. Wait.
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