A glassed-in patio was built where the original patio stood. The windows can be opened to allow a breeze to blow through when it gets too warm. An infrared heating unit is installed on the ceiling. The room is not insulated and is not kept frost-free in winter.
Patio furniture: a table without an edge was chosen to make it easy to slide under with the wheelchair.
It is important for the user to be able to be outdoors in warm places. On chilly days and evenings she enjoys sitting in the glassed-in patio.
She plans to install a carpet to reduce the cold draft from below.
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This tip is from 2007