How to Look Beautiful Skylight Placement

Friday, December 21, 2012

In addition to giving a new dimension to your home, use of skylights to be an essential aspect in the design of your home. No matter the design of your home as well as any, without good lighting everything will be in vain.

However, it must be remembered, the proper placement of skylights so vital. Because different positions can give the effect of light and solar energy heaters are also different.

Placement of skylights in the roof facing north for example. This position will provide constant lighting and "cold". While skylights facing eastwards to provide effective lighting in the morning. Conversely, if it leads to the west, the afternoon will be much brighter.

However, it is better to avoid skylights facing south. Except, if your home is not located in Indonesia, but in countries with four seasons.

Why is that? The position of the south-facing skylights will provide passive solar heating in the winter more than any other location. Meanwhile, the presence of skylights will precisely make the house warmer in the summer. To "outsmart" you can plant shade trees filter the sun for a bit.

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