THE EXPOSURE OF YOUR HOUSE IN BARCELONA; HOW THE SUNLIGHT MIGHT AFFECT
At the time of deciding to buy a place in Barcelona, there are many factors that should be taken into account. One of the most important facts is where your property will be facing, instead of the zone where you are thinking on buying it.
Which is the most sought house orientation in Barcelona?
In a city with light winters and warm summers like Barcelona, it is highly recommended to take the maximum profit of the sunlight. A house well orientated is likely to have more energy efficiency and therefore, reduced light and energy bills.
Besides the economic factor, the comfort you will be able to enjoy will for sure increase the house worth. It is important to keep in mind at what cardinal point your house or future house is facing.
The proper orientation considering your goals:
Let’s go through the possibilities a property might have depending on the sunlight.
Despite the privileged geographical location of Barcelona, a north facing house will be colder and moist. This will lead to an increase of the heat and light at winter time. Nevertheless, this position is a good one to fresh and to ventilate the rooms.
It is a privilege on winter time to take profit of the sun heat. However, the rest of the year might get annoying as much sunlight will come through the windows and therefore, you might need a higher use of the air conditioner. But, there are some cheaper alternatives such like the use of the awning.
facing the sunset means having sunlight until the last sunbeam, above all, at summer time. Houses facing west are bright and warm at winter but hot at summer season. As the sun affects all day the house, it doesn’t let fresh air to come in and nights, might turn really hot. A good heat insulation might be helpful and will let you enjoy the summer intense sunlight.
it is a privilege to be able to enjoy sunny mornings and afternoons as the Mediterranean Sea breezes. This orientation allows enjoying the sunlight until noon and to keep the house warm until night time.
At your realty agency, we dispose of different oriented properties. Contact us and find out your perfect place in Barcelona.