[Strawbale] How to protect/cover windows for heat protection?
dave at howorth....uk
Tue Jul 13 00:28:01 CEST 2010
On Mon, 2010-07-12 at 23:10 +0000, Neale Brickwood wrote:
> I guess the only solutions would be a roof overhang or veranda or
> maybe film on the windows
There are a few other possible techniques as well:
- add a brise soleil
- grow deciduous plants such as vines to shade the windows
- add traditional shutters or roller shutters to the windows
> On 12 Jul 2010, at 19:39, SWallat wrote:
> > Hello,
> > our "passive solar" (proper location of the windows in outer walls)
> > during autumn/spring time works fine to support heating the house
> > during
> > the cooler seasons.
> > During summer we get heat through the windows inside. Any
> > ideas/recommendations what could be installed to the windows of the
> > outer walls to protect from "sunray heating"? We have strawbale infill
> > walls with wooden panel/cover to protect clay from rain as outer
> > walls.
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