Close your shades in the summer


Close your shades in the summer
Why? Sunlight passing through windows heats your home and makes your home cooling system work more. You can block this heat by keeping blinds or drapes closed on sunny days.
Things to think about:
  • Windows that face south or west let in the most heat during the summer months, so concentrate your shading efforts in these areas.
  • As the day progresses, adjust your blinds as the sun moves from one side of your home to the other.
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Jan 19, 2019