Forget AC: Cool Your Home Naturally

Cool your home naturally. There are numerous ways to reduce home cooling costs, such as ceiling fans, natural ventilation, minimizing heat gain, weather sealing, insulating, window shading and glazing, roof lightening and landscaping.

Landscaping, such as trees and shrubs, can help funnel precooled air into open windows.
Landscaping, such as trees and shrubs, can help funnel precooled air into open windows.
Diagram by Oliver Rollin