Maximizing Solar Daylighting -- Schoolhouse Energy Retrofit

These pictures show some of the strategies used to bring more lighting into the north half of the house while still minimizing north glazing.


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Sliding wall panel allows sunlight from south glazing to penetrate deeper into house

Another view of the sliding wall

Inner wall window lights the main bath.

Leaded glass salvaged from window replacement at their previous home.

Oversized doorways allow for more light penetration





Gary August 6, 2009