9ft vs.10ft Ceilings : Ask the Architect

What is the benefit of building a home with 9ft ceilings vs. 10ft ceilings...... does it cost more to cool or heat rooms with higher ceilings?

Ron, The primary reason to build higher ceilings is aesthetic. Taller spaces generally feel roomier and more comfortable and more luxurious. ....You’re also correct that it’s more expensive to heat taller ceilings...continued

David Moore, AIA
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