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clerestory, 2 A
1.An upper zone of wall pierced with windows that admit light to the center of a lofty room.
2. A window so placed. (See illustration p. 218.)
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In Equinox, the clerestory windows designed to contribute to winter heating have purposely been chosen for high SHGC.
As the property is within a conservation area, it has not been extended, and the tasteful conversion retains a wealth of exposed beams, as well as the inclusion of specially-made double glazed clerestory windows.
Completion of restoration, in August 2016, of the first set of clerestory windows.
"The room's large butterfly floats above the rammed earth wall allowing even indirect natural daylight throughout the day through its clerestory windows," said Herdeg.
The main living room has a pitched ceiling and oversized firebox set into a long, crisp expanse of white brick topped by a row of clerestory windows. A good-sized portion of a room-wide bank of floor-to-ceiling windows on the opposite wall from the fireplace slides open to a broad stone terrace.
Clerestory windows and doors with side panels that have blinds are good solutions.
This class A, cross dock facility offers 31' clear height, new T-5 lighting, ESFR sprinkler system, 140' truck courts, and skylights and clerestory windows. The building provides up to 30,000 SF of office / open showroom areas and ample parking for 260 cars.
"The building has a saw-tooth roof with clerestory windows that had been boarded up during World War II and never opened up afterwards," says Rhodes.
Office and shop spaces alike benefit from clerestory windows and plenty of insulation.
The clerestory windows are hardworking, despite their small size.
It was probably Spanish Manila's largest room--magnificently proportioned with gilded boiserie, heavy drapes, a giant chandelier and wall lights, clerestory windows, black-and-white marble floor.
When entering this important historical and religious site, tourists observe the wooden roof, the beautiful clerestory windows, which are covered with mosaics depicting the ancestors of Jesus and providing illumination for the church's interior.