New Solarium-Mudroom -- Schoolhouse Energy Retrofit


Some views of the new Solarium-Mudroom.

The new solarium adds additional south facing glazing for house heating, and also provides additional, sunny living space.


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Completed new solarium-mudroom

Ceiling harvests solar heated air. Note bulkhead for hot air duct on end wall.

'Doghouse' concentrates and 'super-heats' solar heated air. Note thermostat and inlet grill.

Dual sliding doors for solarium

Firewood rack in mudroom








Gary August 6, 2009