A metal “cool roof” with a reflective finish deflects rather than absorbs heat. Windows are fitted with high-efficiency glass. Wide eaves, wood-slat awnings, and exterior Bermuda shutters shelter the interiors from the heat of the sun in the summer while allowing its welcome warmth during the winter. The lantern is from Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights. GreenSpace: Charming Carolina Cottage | Traditional Home | #gaslanterns #bevolo

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homes with bahama shutters - Google Search Got to have white Bahamian shutters on my coral colored beach house More

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Horizontal siding, colorful Bahama shutters, a beautiful wood soffit and decorative wood brackets create an island-inspired feel at this Florida home. Tropical foliage enhances the design.

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Bermuda shutters help buffer light entering building from southern exposure sun and help beautify the facade. Aluminum shutters can be purchased for about $120 each.

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