Upper and lower decks directly face South Mountain. Side yard placement provides privacy and shady summer evenings.
South facing windows afford solar gain in winter. Roof overhang and elevated walkway designed for summer shading.
Glass is maximized on south side. The two large windows on the left light a sunroom which can be closed during summer months for efficiency. A first floor roman shade augments.
Entrance landscaping is a mixture of evergreen bushes and colorful knockout roses.
Roof is oriented due south, maximum efficiency for any future solar panels.