Creative Cooling: Home Expert Awards


This year’s Farmers’ Almanac is predicting an exceptionally hot summer for most of the country. Already, across the Midwest and the South we’re seeing temperatures jump up into the 80s and 90s. For many homeowners in these areas, battling summer heat often means cranking up the A/C. Unfortunately, the price of air conditioning is high. Large A/C units that run non-stop throughout the day can severely increase monthly utilities bills, leaving many with difficult budget decisions.
We’re always looking for creative solutions to the most frustrating home ownership problems. This week, we’re trying to find out how we can stay cool without reaching for the A/C. We turned to our home improvement experts to help navigate the subject of alternate cooling methods.
You’ll find lots of creative solutions below from our network of home improvement experts. Stay tuned for our summary post at the end of the week for more tips and pictures.