How to Cool Down a Room Without AC
Staying cool can be tough when summer temperatures are scorching, and can feel almost impossible if air conditioning is not available. Extreme heat can pose some pretty serious health concerns, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion—so keeping your cool becomes critically important.
If you need to cool off your house (or yourself), try these cooling strategies—though if temperatures rise too high, it's best to seek out an air-conditioned location, like libraries, movie theaters, and cooling stations, near you.
How to Keep Your House from Getting Hot
The old saying "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" definitely applies when it comes to keeping your house cool. These strategies can help you keep your house cool without air conditioning—or help reduce the amount of energy you need to keep it cool if you do have an air conditioner.
How to Cool Down a Room Without Air Conditioning
Even with the best prevention strategies, your house will likely get hot when the temperatures rise and the sun is beating down. Fortunately there are a few more tricks you can use to cool down your home without AC.