Outdoor, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, and Stone Patio, Porch, Deck The kitchen looks out onto a broad patio and backyard through floor-to-ceiling glass, while the upstairs balcony provides shading to allow in only diffuse daylight.  Photo 2 of 4 in Thermal Solar Collection Tubes That Provide Hot Water Year-Round

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The kitchen looks out onto a broad patio and backyard through floor-to-ceiling glass, while the upstairs balcony provides shading to allow in only diffuse daylight.