6-1.4.4 Size of plants should be
sufficient to give immediate effect
w h e n planted.
6-1.4.5 Orient buildings to
m i n i m i z e solar loads in order to
reduce energy consumption .
e y e b r o w s or other shading devices
t o reduce solar heat gain on glass
that may face direct sunlight. (1)
6-1.4.6 If there is an attractive
v i e w , the dining room and bar can
most benefit from orientation
However, sometimes view
and orientation are in conflict.
W e s t orientation for a dining room
i s u n d e s i r a b l e , b e c a u s e of glare
f r o m late-afternoon and evening sun.
O f t e n a compromise between orienta-
t i o n and view must be arrived at,
b a s e d on detailed study of local
6-1.5.1 Best location is adjoin-
i n g the dining room, where patio
f o o d service can be provided.
S h o u l d be exposed to southern sun,
and screened from wind.