Posts Tagged ‘summer heat’

electric_fanEveryone knows that an air-conditioned home is one of the ultimate respites from sweltering summer heat. However, for those unlucky souls among us who live without the benefit of central air, staying cool when the mercury rises is a much more difficult feat.

Of course, most people without the luxury of A/C immediately turn to an electric fan for relief but believe it or not, this does more harm than good in the fight against the sweat-inducing summer sun, But how’s that possible? Well, as cruel as it may seem, the very fan you’re using to cool off could actually be increasing the temperature in your home, depending on how you’re using it.