Using wood for solar shading

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Patrick Hislop and Philip O'Leary review the principles for designing solar shading and how to make the best use of wood.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2013

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Patrick Hislop and Philip O'Leary, TRADA Technology explains wood's use for external solar shading.

With ever increasing concern about saving energy, areas of glazing are becoming still bigger, both to obtain the maximum advantage of daylight and to benefit from passive solar gain in the winter.

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A wood window is an engineered product, designed and manufactured to withstand extremes of weather. Only fit windows independently assessed to meet British Standards. For maximum durability and maintenance intervals, fit wood windows that have been fully painted or stained and glazed in the factory.

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