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ShadingThe CU design utilizes four types of shading devices: fixed overhangs, vertical fins, sliding "barn" doors, and a "Florida" shade. Fixed overhangs provide full shading on all south glazing from approximately Apr 21 Aug 21. For the west side of the bedroom, vertical fins will be used for shading. The western side of the living/office area and the eastern side of the bedroom will have a sliding shading device with small louvers, referred to as a "barn door", so occupants will be able to see out of the space but the direct sun will be blocked. The southeastern window in the living/office area contains a moveable shade, referred to as a "Florida" shade, which can be lowered or raised.

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