Tackling your next modernization project, upgrading exterior vinyl cladding, constructing commercial objects with the composite aluminum panel, or dealing with residential renovation, one of the aspects to take into account is which way the facade of the building is facing. It helps to attain the desired energy-efficiency ratings. Your house orientation must be properly calculated taking into account the climate in which you live to get even more benefits. There are several ways to do it. You can apply traditional ways, such as a compass, to determine which way your facade is facing. Or there is a much more modern solution. Google maps can become a great tool to identify the orientation.
Obviously, buildings that are faced the Sun path are in a more winning position in the coldest areas. Thus, the building with the facade that faces the south will require less energy for heating. As for warm climates, the smart solution is having a north orientation since your house will have no direct rays impact. But this orientation may become a bad headache for people who live in cold climate zones, as some additional measures and makeover choices must be taken to make the home more efficient. So the right orientation really matters and here are its key benefits:
Better control over energy bills. No matter which type of material your facade is covered with (aluminium composite panel, vinyl material, metal, or a wooden option), less energy will be needed to keep the required level of temperature.
Enhanced interior comfort. It is a proven fact that smart overhaul changes and the wisely selected facade orientation are guarantees of coziness and extremely high levels of comfort inside. So you will enjoy your living environment every day despite the weather.
Natural light — better health. The natural light that comes with the right orientation may not only help you to cut electricity costs, but it can deliver an array of great health benefits, improving your well-being, boosting the level of vitamins, lowering stress and depression, and promoting a good mood. It is the main source of natural warmth and of the elements needed for your health.
But at the same time, it can have a detrimental effect on the appearance of the cladding panels and cause some fading and visual imperfections on both your exterior and interior. So it is imperative to select the right cladding material and be capable of making the proper transformations that provide only beneficial outcomes.
Pivotal aspects to take into account when installing composite aluminum panel
There is an array of variables and considerations to take into account when going into exterior remodeling and striving to uplift the aesthetics with a new aluminium composite panel. Thus, the environmental conditions where the upgraded residential or commercial object is located are of paramount importance. The house orientation may also affect your decision to choose one or another type of exterior material and to understand how it helps to gain better temperature control. The thing is that weather and climate effects affect the exterior material. However, while wooden or vinyl panels that are preferred by some homeowners can deteriorate under a range of unfavorable factors, ACPs are impervious even to the sun, wind, rain. It cannot be damaged by insects and pests and this material is not prone to corrosion since composite aluminum panels are capable of repelling moisture, excessive water, and dirt.