The Essentials of Cooling Your Home the Green Way
Using solar energy to power your home doesn't involve only installing expensive PV systems for generating energy. It also involves common-sense problem solving, such as working with nature to cool your home. You can cool your home with fans to enhance natural ventilation and window blinds and coverings to limit your solar gain during the hot months of summer.
You can take advantage of prevailing winds to cool your home without using an air conditioner. Using natural ventilation is an easy way to green up your lifestyle and save money by reducing your cooling [more…]
In addition to using solar energy to provide power for your home, you can also take steps to minimize solar gain in your home. This simple act can keep your house cooler in the summer, thus decreasing [more…]