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like the porch off the side with the roof so the snow can melt off
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for winterizing and re-opening the cook station, and for testing the snow melt system. Furniture is removed and stored for the season. Photography by
“whole design - split level counters, G design, would need bigger space inside” — Tamara Gregory
Arrow. Land + Structures
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Glencoe French Chateau - Formal Pool and Landscape
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Landscape. Brick Paver Driveway with Bluestone Motorcourt Border, Radiant Snow Melt Heat System, French Inspired Formal Entrance Landscape, Low Voltage Lighting
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Koch Architects, Inc. Joanne Koch
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New Modern Farmhouse
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where it snows, think about the water your house will make from that snow. Unless your home is superinsulated, the heat escaping from it will melt some of
of the snow before the sun does. When that melted snow reaches overhangs that are colder, it can freeze and create ice damming. This can pull gutters off
see how gutters and grading are working. After a snow, if you can see the roof, look for melting-snow patterns
where it snows, think about the water your house will make from that snow. Unless your home is superinsulated, the heat escaping from it will melt some of
of the snow before the sun does. When that melted snow reaches overhangs that are colder, it can freeze and create ice damming. This can pull gutters off
“Exterior” — merrylogan
FINNE Architects
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Mazama Guest Cabin
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(with a northern roof pitch) or if the roof is facing south so that it melts the snow off? We are trying to design a cabin with a view that is primarily
style of structure but aren't sure a north facing roof is good for heavy snow area (10' plus possible - near ski resort in Utah.)
Thus, the west afternoon sun does melt some of the snow on the roof. If you are building in an area that has 10-ft. of snow, I would be a bit nervous about
a single skillion, designed to fall snow in one direction. This is not an Australian example, though the epic snow fall may have given that away! The walls
inside and outside creating an environment where the snow is more likely to stay on the roof. The snow also acts as an additional insulating blanket, keeping
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Agnes Blum
Abby-Sue and Robbie's Room
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This is called Melted Butter by Behr.
Behr Melted Butter, postcards from Belle and Boo
Melted butter behr...Melted butter...melted butter paint color...Melted butter Bjerknes paint
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Pearson Design Group
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Mountain Modern
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How does the roof cope with the snow load? In my mind, flat roofs and a lot of snow are not a good combination.
don't spoil the view in mountain/snow country. and snow is a good insulator so the insulation R-value goes up the more snow there is.
And whenever it snows, the flat roof supports an additional insulating blanket. The R-value, or resistance to heat flow, for snow is about R-1 per inch
cavity. And whenever it snows, the flat roof supports an additional insulating blanket. The R-value, or resistance to heat flow, for snow is about R-1 per inch
typically find that the depth of the structural framing required to support snow loads on flat roofs in my area coincides nicely with the amount of insulation
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Copper Diamond Shingles, Lake Tahoe
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the contractor to add a complementary bronze snow retention array, plus a unique concealed electric snow-melt system beneath the copper diamonds. This c
limits the ability of snow and ice to "grab" the roof as it moves, thus limiting possible damage common to other types of roofs in snow country. In addition
but very rigid copper roof design that would stand up well to the heavy snow conditions at spectacular Lake Tahoe. They chose our diamond shingle in solid
help reduce ice accumulation on the edges as well as slow the rate at which snow accumulation dumps off the roof.
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