Manage Your Home’s Ventilation

Remember the following if you plan to cool your home with ventilation:

  • Learn how flows naturally through your house.
  • Take advantage of cool night air, and ventilate your home by natural or mechanical methods.
  • Keep a clear path for airflow both inside and outside your .
  • Close windows, doors, and window coverings in the morning before your house starts to up.
  • Avoid producing heat in your house when it's hot outside.
  • Wear cool clothing.
  • Raise your air-conditioning thermostat to a more economical . Turn it off completely if you'll be gone for an extended period.