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Whole-House Ventilationarrows

If you’ve ever spent time in the attic in the summer, you know it’s hot – as much as 150 degrees Fahrenheit. That trapped, super-heated air causes the air conditioner to run harder and more frequently. By installing a whole-house fan, hot attic air is expelled, keeping a home cooler. A whole-house fan can pull heat from the entire home and draw in cooler outside air.



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Landscaping – Increase Shade Double Black Arrow
During the summer, sunlight streaming in windows forces an air conditioner to work harder, leading to increased energy use. While curtains can be closed, summer shade can be achieved by planting trees around your home. Learn More