(redirected from carports)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

carport (or car porch)

An open-air roofed structure used to house vehicles at a residence. Contrast with a garage, which must be completely enclosed.

References in periodicals archive ?
Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dewa, said: "The Solar Carports project, in Dewa's headquarters and the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment is part of our efforts to encourage the public to benefit from Shams Dubai.
BMW South Africa, a subsidiary of BMW AG (Xetra: BMW), has launched its first solar carport at its head office in Midrand on Friday.
But councilors said they couldn't grant the residents' requests that carports identified and confirmed to violate city regulations be left alone, or that complaints of code violations be made only against an immediate neighbor.
In response to all these complaints and problems in ordering carports online and offline, MetalCarportsGuide.
Solar carports eliminate this concern while decreasing costs over the life of the system.
Eldor Contracting Corporation, one of the New York-Tri-State area's largest electrical construction and renewable energy companies, has completed the fifth solar carport in its 12.
The carport solar system we installed at the Wyndham in New Jersey will help offset the hotel's energy bills by 67 percent.
They will continue to benefit from the SREC Program with the assistance of USACE, which is constructing two open-panel photovoltaic carport solar power projects for the New Jersey National Guard--one for their agency's Joint Forces Headquarters at Fort Dix and the other for their National Training Facility Headquarters at Sea Girt.
ENVISION Solar will, in turn, offer the industry's only complete "turn-key" solution for Solar Grove carports -- providing a "Single Point of Contract" that includes feasibility studies, design and engineering, contract management, entitlement/permit process guidance, construction, installation, financing options, system monitoring, and site maintenance.
Carports are a versatile addition to a home - and they can even provide protection for your car
Carports are a versatile addition to a home ( and they can even provide protection for your car.