How to choose the exposure of the house

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to know how choose the interior orientation of an apartment may seem like a trivial thing to which you often from little relevance, it is actually very important to understand how the house is willing to take greater benefit during daylight and nighttime hours. Each activity can indeed be influenced greatly on how the rooms are arranged.

We understand the reason for this "theory" that today more than ever found positive responses especially from the designers of houses, which even before proceeding to the construction, decide based on the orientation Solar structuring apartments to offer more comfort to those who must live there.

Principles of organic architecture

The "rational" layout of the house is designed to make the most of the light, energy and heat from the sun and provides for the arrangement of windows and balconies there where the light source is obviously increased especially during the day. These are the principles of modern bio who pays great attention to the benefits to be drawn from the controlled use of daylight. Also remember that the sunlight is also good on our body very well influence the mood, so having a well prepared home is also essential to live in their own apartment in the maximum relaxation and serenity. The problem of exposure of the houses is still something new and the present day, in fact, already Vitruvius in his De Architecture he spoke profusely and explained that the orientation of the houses had to follow the latitude position of the area where it was building.

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How to orient the rooms

The ideal home so it should be oriented to the south and he would derive greater benefits in the summer, while less convenient is a Northern exposure instead in winter creates little exposure to the sun with its thermal dispersion and little day light. In this case it is essential to choose windows and fixtures that, if provided, to limit the heat loss in winter. A good thermal insulation is important to prevent the formation of mold and moisture.

The arrangement in the West especially in the summer due to excessive heating rooms and if there are rooms on this side it is important to protect them with suitable protection systems (awnings, pensilline, balconies or patios ...).
Optimal layout of the rooms allows to save on the consumption of electricity and thermal energy, something very important when you consider that especially in winter between radiators, lights on more and hot water consumption doubles the cost of the bills!



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The various rooms of the house have to be arranged according to specific criteria, such as living areas (The more experienced) will be placed to the south to be always radiated from the sun (kitchens in the southeast, stays in South-West), while the bedrooms are delegated to the East the house where the sun comes in mid-morning but dawn is filtering a gentle soft light that accompanies the awakening in a gentle way.
Ideal is the North-East available.
In these areas where the sun's rays penetrate horizontally it is important to create the shielding as trees or simple frangi sun.
On the west side of the house should instead be placed those open for work or study areas and where the necessary concentration or relaxation rooms where do yoga, exercise or simply to read a book in peace. In the west zone fact you can 'enjoy the sunset of a soft light and relaxing which combines with all the activities that require serenity.

In the North of the house, however, they are willing premises where it is not required a lot of light, and if they remain in the dark do not affect any daily activity. So in this area you can relegate storage rooms, closets, hallways, bathrooms, laundries or stairs. These areas often have no windows precisely to avoid the loss of heat in winter.

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The choice of color for any room

Even the colors of the walls and finishes have to follow the exposure of rooms: for example, a kitchen and living area located to the south should have clear shades (or total white) as a light green, light blue, pale yellow or dyed "cold" that draw heat from the sun.
These colors with the sun "heat up" the environment and create a reading atmosphere, pleasant and welcoming.
The bedrooms, however, positioned east, require natural colors such as ocher, beige, blue or lilac.
For areas for relaxing hues that are perfect with the red setting sun go wonderfully well, go ahead then the dove, light gray and blue tending to turquoise.

The parties may be willing to North ravviate by bright colors given the lack of exposure to the sun, so they are perfect reds, the bright orange or pink.