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Window design

There are many purposes a window can serve and several of these have important ecological considerations:

Letting light in Collecting solar heat Providing a view Acting as a door The visual character of a house

Windows may have associated drawbacks to consider:

They may let in too much light at certain times Too much […]

Chimneys

interesting bit of chimney building!

Very stupid

Possibly the stupidest chimney is the one on the end of a traditional British house serving an open fire. It leaks most of its heat out through the chimney pot, the external wall and into the atmosphere.

If you have a chimney it should be on an […]