Tip & How-To about Heating & Cooling
The expense of running the air conditioner is just too much. You open the house doors and windows up to try to cool the house down. But the house just seems to get hotter. Maybe you are going about it all wrong.
Here is a way for many people to have their houses cooler without running the air conditioner at all. Now I live in an area of the United States that has many cool nights even in the summer time. And I have found that this works very well for me. This will not work for everyone in every climate all the time but for a great many people at certain times of the year and under the right conditions they can save a ton of money with a minimal amount of effort and fore thought.
The trick to this is to cool your house off at night and then trap the cool air in the house during the daytime. When the sun goes down and it starts to cool off outside, open up all the windows and the doors too if that is practical where you live. Let them open all night long, even if the temperatures get rather cool over night. The idea is to get the house to cool down as much as possible.
Hopefully by morning your house is very nice and cool. Now before the sun has time to warm the air temperatures close your house up as tight as if it were wintertime. Try to limit the traffic in and out of the doors if possible. The idea now is to conserve the trapped cool air inside of the house. By doing this you will have a nice cool house all day long until evening when you do it all over again.
The best thing about this process is that is does not cost you anything. A bit of time spent opening and shutting doors and windows could save you a bundle on your electric bill. The process seems like it would not work that well but once you try it and see the results you will love the savings!
Posted by D. Floyd... on
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