2014 07 30 Kitchen Renovation Update Getting Home Summer Ready


Summer is fast approaching and together with that siesta afternoon sessions and lazy days, let us not forget the rising electricity bills to deal with. At the end of the day, we primarily depend on air conditioning to beat the summer heat.

On the other hand, if you are planning to redesign your home, then you may want to start reducing the need for installing AC.

According to experts, it is feasible to drastically reduce home temperature, assuming that it is coupled with a good home design.

In the event that your house is situated in warmer climates, then a cooling system is definitely a smart investment and there are few things that can be taken to lower its operating costs.

Track the Sun

When you are building or renovating, you might want to observe the sun’s angle when hitting your house. This one can be a big factor in trying to keep the cool level of your house.

Treat the Windows

In regards to cooling, blinds will not be enough. Internal blinds are not totally effective because the sun’s rays already penetrated the glass window. Meaning to say, the heat is already in. Likewise goes with curtains.

For external solutions, it will be recommended to have shutters, louvers and awnings installed.