Saw Tooth Roof

A roof that is made up of a series of ridges with different pitches on each side. The steeper side is typically glazed (includes windows) to let in natural light. In Wisconsin the orientation of the roof will determine the character of the light allowed into the space. If the purpose is to add sunlight, the steeper pitch is oriented to the south. Conversely if the intent is to add light but exclude direct sunlight, the steeper pitch is oriented to the north.

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