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As with air circulation lighting in the room should be rooted in natural light. So in addition to healthy can also save energy. No need to turn on the lights in the daytime. However we are fortunate to live in a region rich in sunshine throughout the year. Aside from being a source of vitamin D, sunlight can also be used to kill several types of fungi and bacteria is negative. Natural light (which comes from the sun) which came into the room to clean the room at once warm the room to prevent damp.
Modern Window Treatment
Therefore in every room should be made of glass windows that relate to outer space. In determining the magnitude and location of the window, must be considered toward the sun. Direct sunlight from the west will make the room very hot. Use a canopy / overstek windows to shade windows from direct sunlight and keep the ventilation window of splashed when the rainy season.
Window glass is one of the building elements that function as a place of entry of sunlight into the house. It also can be used void in space that does not allow windows to be fitted, for example because it is limited by the walls of your neighbor’s house. Another way is to use glass skylights or roof tiles or the use of Polycarbonate on the roof of your home carpot. The use of bulkhead walls made of glass or glass block can also be categorized as a component of the lighting, as well as one of the many architectural ornament applied to the design of modern homes today.
Planning and Setting Direction Based on the Sunshine Room
We all understand that the sun moves from east to west for 12 hours every day. Abundant light it can bring many benefits to humans, including at home. But if not handled and used properly, the sunlight it will cause discomfort because of the potential to increase the temperature inside the room. For that there are several ways that can be used to determine the position of the space and openings based on the direction of sunlight.
In order for the morning sun can get into this space, put the bedroom in the southeast to the northeast. The incoming rays makes you not feel like getting out early. In addition, this side does not receive hot afternoon so comfortable if used to rest.
b. Family Room, Guest Rg, and Rg Eating
Joint space should be located beside the northwest or southwest. In this position the space will have natural light and warm. But to reduce the heat on the west side, the need for special processing such as heat absorber material consumption or use of grid wind.
Usually, the bathroom is an area that the level of humidity is high, then the area is best if it gets direct sunlight. Put the bathroom on the west side or east.
Kitchen with cooking equipment has the potential to become high-temperature space, then the best option is on the north side or south.
e. Space Support / Service
This space is a priority second only to the main spaces have been placed first. The west side which is less convenient for people-because it is too hot-the ideal place for washing and drying chamber, so as not to humid and dry fast laundry.
In general, openings such as doors or windows should be located on the north or south because it is not exposed to direct sunlight. If the forced opening of doors and windows are in a position north or south, it can be ‘tricked’ to install blinds (shades or blinds) on opening a door or window glass is the dominant material. So that the light intensity inside the house or room can be arranged.
Thus an article on planning a healthy home building this time, the next article I will write about living a healthy home planning of the layout design (lay out) and sanitation.