Sleeping With Windows Open: Does It Save Energy?

April 19, 2022

Many people have heard of or even remember the sleeping porch. This was an adjunct to a house that had screened-in windows on three sides that let in a breeze and allowed for a comfortable sleep back in the days when home air conditioning was uncommon. Some homes still have sleeping porches. Folks who live in apartments or more modern homes may wonder if simply opening a window instead of automatically turning on the AC can save energy, which translates into saving money. The answer is a bit complicated. Open Window vs. Air Condition The

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Sleeping With Windows Open: Does It Save Energy?

April 15, 2022

Many people have heard of or even remember the sleeping porch. This was an adjunct to a house that had screened-in windows on three sides that let in a breeze and allowed for a comfortable sleep back in the days when home air conditioning was uncommon. Some homes still have sleeping porches. Folks who live in apartments or more modern homes may wonder if simply opening a window instead of automatically turning on the AC can save energy, which translates into saving money. The answer is a bit complicated. Open Window vs. Air Condition The

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How To Save Energy Dollars in the Summer

June 7, 2020

When summer temperatures rise, so will your air conditioning bills. There are several ways that you could minimize your energy use throughout the hot summer months while keeping your home comfortable. Regardless of the size or shape of your home, there are steps you can take to keep your home cool without wasting a lot of energy. Windows and Doors The outside air during mornings and evenings is often cool and should be welcomed into your home. While it’s still pleasant out, open as many windows and doors as possible to let the cool air

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