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Share on Facebook Buzz it! Share on Twitter Print Subscribe Question Which way to face the front door? Which way is best to orient the house for maximum cooling efficiency? Asked by amy Missouri City, TX we are about to build a house in Texas. I am assuming to face the front door toward NORTH, but would like your opinion. We also want to build a pool and would like to get shade over the pool area for late afternoon ( 3 – 6 pm), assuming that the pool should be on the southeast side? Would love your input. Thanks, amy Answer Answered by Sean Lintow Sr Cullman, AL SLS Construction Solutions April 1, 2013 The windows and overall shell play a bigger part on efficiency than a door ever will. With that, by having it on the north it will mainly be the coolest section though I would recommend a covered patio or walk in area no matter where it is placed. As for the pool, have you c...

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