Positioning a house (regarding window view wall)
We are looking to build in the Ashville, NC area, 2,100 – 2,200 feet above sea level. Mild winters. The view of this lot is to the south.
Does passive solar make sense in the southern US? Can we have our high window wall face south? We will be looking into the winter sun. We can build the roof overhangs longer from the house to assist.
Looking for opinions, articles or publications that address this. Gets confusing googling everything. Also natural gas is available; could go geothermal but very expensive. What is the next best way to go? Heat pump combined with gas heat?
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