Use these Easy and inexpensive solutions for business or home to stay cool and comfortable without stressing your pocket book.
Part 5 of Cooling Your Home Naturally with Fans and Ventilation. A whole-house fan can substitute for an air conditioner most of the year in most climates. Whole-house fans combined with ceiling fans and portable fans pro- vide acceptable summer comfort for many families, even in hot weather. How Whole-House Fans Work The whole-house fan […]
Part 4 of Cooling Your Home Naturally with Fans and Ventilation. Window fans are best used in windows facing the prevailing wind or away from it to provide cross-ventilation. Window fans augment any breeze or create a breeze when the air is still. If the wind direction changes frequently in your area, use reversible-type window […]
Part 3 of Cooling Your Home Naturally with Fans and Ventilation. When you know how air moves naturally through your home, you can then optimize your mechanical ventilation. In warmer climates, natural ventilation can’t circulate enough air through a home to provide sufficient cooling at night to remove the day’s heat. Mechanical ventilation can provide […]
Part 7 of Cool Your Home Naturally. Using any or all of these strategies will help keep you cool. Even if you use air conditioning, many of these strategies, particularly reflecting heat and shading, will help reduce the energy costs of running an air conditioner. However, adopting all of these strategies may not be enough. […]