Keeping your apartment cool in the summer can cause your power bill to skyrocket. Trying to escape the summer temperatures can seem impossible, but with these tips, you can stay eco-friendly and save money.
1. Shade East and West facing windows. We all know the sun rises in the East and sets in the West. Take the time to buy the right curtains such as blackout curtains or shades to keep the heat from sneaking in throughout the day.
2. Decorate with indoor plants. Indoor plants help keep the air around them cool. They use photosynthesis to survive and create energy. Plants also use the heat around them as energy to create their own food with water and sunlight. (more…)