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How Weather Impacts Home Design

At Home in the Mountain Weather

Your Free Guide to Understanding How Weather Impacts Home Design

How do you prepare your mountain home for the weather?  It starts during the design phase.  Western North Carolina is a full, four season climate.  From winter snow to dry summer heat, homes built in the mountains needs to be able to accommodate these shifts.  We’ve compiled this free guide to help you understand what you should be considering before you even break ground and understanding how weather impacts home design for mountain homes.  Considerations include: how to thoughtfully plan for things solar shading; how will I heat my home if the power goes off during a snow storm?; what about water runoff during heavy rain?

Do I need a generator for my mountain home?

Will my well function in a power outage?

How does outdoor living design factor in?

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We have compiled a series of free guides with the best information for designing a mountain home. We've written about our insight as mountain home architects about how to create a personalized and heartfelt home. We offer expert advice about topics like building on steep slopes, mountain home building costs, and building homes for the mountain weather.