Overhangs


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Overhangs

Architectural elements on roofs and above windows that function to protect the structure from the elements or to assist in daylighting and control of unwanted solar gain. Sizing of overhangs should consider their purpose, especially related to solar control.
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In case of the advanced system, the overhang and the light shelf divided the window into two independent sections - i) the view aperture (bottom window), and ii) the auxiliary aperture (top window).
Then, we compute the overhang of structures as the percentage difference between the actual stock of structures and the optimal level.
Second, it implies that the cumulative shortfall in output from debt overhang is potentially large.
The first condition assumes no overhang protection during the spring to fall time period with south facing window areas ranging from 9.3 [m.sup.2] to 27.9 [m.sup.2] (100 [ft.sup.2] to 300 [ft.sup.2]).
First nail 2x4 subfascias to the front and back overhangs. Cut the subfascias to extend 16 in.
Consequently, a number of analysts have expressed concerns that capital overhangs have developed following the "over-investment" of the late 1990s.
An appropriately sized roof overhang or sun screen will provide full shading in summer for a south-facing window while allowing much of the lower angled winter sun to come streaming in.
Future studies will explore how t loops form and what tricks other organisms employ to mask telomeric overhangs. "It may be that each creature has come up with its own solution," speculates Griffith.
Relative use of artificial ledges with and without artificial overhangs did not differ between Red-legged and Black-legged Kittiwakes ([G.sub.1] = 0.01, P = 0.9).
Also on the family room side, the 37 1/2-inch-high counter overhangs the peninsula's base by 16 inches.
They have a very large tree in their front garden, which overhangs the entire roof of my house.