How to Design a Home for Every Climate
Create your home design for
When designing your own home, it's important to work with climate where your home
will be, not against it. Different climate imposes different requirements on your home design. This slideshow gives you some basic practical tips for
home design in any climate.
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Designing home for every
Designing and building your own home is a dream that many strive for their entire
lives. However, the process is often taxing as owners struggle try to discover the size, style and layout that best
suits their needs. Luckily many of these decisions depend on one simple factor: the climate surrounding their new
home. Depending on the typical weather in the environment they plan to build in, there are certain exterior
features that should be added or avoided so that they don't have to deal with maintenance issues down the line.
Read on to learn how to design a home in every climate (available as
If you are moving into a windy climate, you should consider a circular-shaped
house for better aerodynamics and impact resistant windows to protect against flying debris? A cold climate home,
however, should have gable roofing to shed falling snow and south facing windows to maximize sun intake.
The Zebra took a look at the top four most typical climates for future home owners. Their
visual breaks down the basics of what features to add-and what to avoid-so that any new home interacts
positively with the environment around it. Make sure to mark these down before starting your next designing
adventure to save yourself many headaches in the future!