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.

The chimney effect pulls warm air up and out of the home as it pulls cooler air inside. South-facing glass on the chimney increases the difference in air temperature from top to bottom and enhances ai
The chimney effect pulls warm air up and out of the home as it pulls cooler air inside. South-facing glass on the chimney increases the difference in air temperature from top to bottom and enhances airflow.
Diagram by Oliver Rollin