The following summary applies to conservatories built in the northern hemisphere; you will have to reverse the answers if you live in the antipodes. Follow the links for further information.
- North-facing Conservatory will be cooler
- South-facing Conservatory will gain more heat
- East-facing Conservatory catches the early morning sun
- West-facing Conservatory is best for afternoons and evenings
You may also need to consider the Planning Permission implications posed by having a conservatory built at the: