re: are "a" frame home a good design or not?
29 sep 2003
george the feeble-minded boneheaded weasel wrote:
>once i looked at the a frame as a home. didn't do it... in the summer you
>could not live in the upper part. heat rises.
no, but warm air rises, and that could be a heating advantage in wintertime
and a cooling advantage in summertime, especially in a dry climate, with
night ventilation and lots of thermal mass in the lower and upper parts
and good insulation, eg sips.