sunroom


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

sunroom

A hybrid method of passive solar design, which includes the functions and benefits of both the direct and indirect gain methods. Also called “solar greenhouses” or “solariums,” sunrooms have significant advantages over other indirect gain solutions, especially because of their ability to control the level of heat within a building. See also: Passive solar design
References in periodicals archive ?
Homeowners are upgrading their homes with vinyl replacement windows, which offer savings on utility cooling bills and also improve the home's appearance and value," said Jack Petry, owner of Sandia Sunrooms and Windows.
I convinced a sunroom company, who always does the installation, to send the components to me since I am an experienced do-it-yourselfer.
This was an excellent opportunity for Better Living Sunrooms to enter the Long Island market," said Kuppersmith.
Completing the ground floor layout is a sunroom with double doors to the garden terrace.
The ground floor of the property makes good use of space with the family room and kitchen joined by the sunroom situated at to the rear of the property.
The radiant-heated house is divided into four main zones: a living-dinning-kitchen wing, a bedroom-bathroom, a weaving studio, and the unheated inset sunroom.
The National Sunroom Association Design Awards recognize excellence in the design and installation of sunrooms, solariums, and patio rooms.
1 Now, Zoneline gives homeowners options when it comes to setting an ideal temperature in their newly finished walkout basement or sunroom.
Buyers at Clydebrae Homes' Bellside Brae development in North Lanarkshire are being given the option of a sunroom in their new home.
THE internet has helped a Coventry double glazing company supply a sunroom to the land of the rising sun.
It has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, a family room with bar, a media room, library, office, gym, four fireplaces and a sunroom.
Intended for Pinehurst, North Carolina, this country residence featured an orthogonal two-storey block with a circular sunroom spinning off one corner; extruded parallel walls to screen swimming pool and tennis court; and such technical gadgets as a mechanical turntable in the garage and moveable wall segments made of glass.