Overdoing south-facing glazing
My current plan includes roughly 148 sqft of south-facing glazing on a 1400 sqft house. We have some nice views, and some small interior spaces that I want to open up with large windows. The house is in zone 6 at ~45* N latitude.
I have relied on the annual analysis calculator at http://www.susdesign.com to determine that I want a 3′ eave overhang 1′ above my 5′ tall windows. However, there is a 10′ wide glass door that will receive too much sun.
Can I keep this much south glazing and have a comfortable house? What additional steps should I take? Should I choose low SHGC glazing for the door? Can I rely on some combination of partial interior shutters and deciduous plantings if I am having overheating problems, or am I just poking a bear with this much glass?
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