May 30, 2018

Heatwaves are not common in this part of the world, which means that periods of excessively high temperatures can cause particular discomfort. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to reduce the levels of heat within your home.

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Cut down on internal heat generation

If the temperature outside is soaring and you’re having trouble staying cool inside, you can prevent making things worse by reducing the amount of heat you generate. For example, using the oven and hob can generate additional heat and steam, as can taking long showers. You could also consider changing your traditional light bulbs for LED lighting. Not only do LED bulbs save energy and last a long time, but they give off little in the way of heat when compared to incandescent bulbs.

Think about window glazing

To help prevent the heat outside coming inside, consider installing double glazed or triple …