When approaching the summer season the question is one: how to defend your home from the heat? That’s just part of the ride to the air conditioning and refrigeration. Should, however, keep in mind that their overuse contributes to energy waste and the worsening of the greenhouse effect. There are valid and equally effective ways to ward off the heat in the home .

The first anti-hot idea is to install a ceiling fan . The installation is simple, and this appliance ensures a pleasant cool without wasting energy. Perhaps not everyone knows that in the winter season, making the blades turn in the opposite direction, the hot air is retained longer in the room. The windows and doors must be equipped with tents, so that the rays of the sun does not penetrate the glass. This trick is especially true for rooms facing south. The color of the curtains is to be preferred in a light shade or neutral, because the strong colors attract heat by reflecting sunlight.


The details make the difference: turn off any electronic device installed in the home (including LED), helps to reduce by 10% the total internal heat. If this is not possible, you should make sure to remove at least from the power supply the computer when not in use, and during the whole night.

It would be good to create a shaded area outside, especially in the area adjacent to the bedroom. A very healthy and environmentally friendly solution is to insert the green. Plants better suited to capture the sunlight and keep away the heat are those creepers, like the vine and ivy. Also, protect the house from wind and frost in winter. An immediate remedy that will give a bit ‘of relief is to move the floors often with a rag soaked in ice water.

All the fixtures are implemented by draft excludes, who swear to the AFA and the entry of moisture. Alternatively, you can apply a strip of adhesive Velcro . If you just do not want to renounce the fresh given by the air conditioning , it is advisable to make a proper use and responsible: should be turned on only during the hottest hours of the day, set at a temperature not less than 23 degrees and off (or put to a minimum) in the night.