101 Alternative Energy: Climate Control

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By Sarah Rich / Published by Dwell
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Few things use more energy at home than the pursuitof the perfect indoor temperature.

Air-conditioning and heating have made our home climates more comfortable over the past half century, but our global climate has borne the cost. There are a number of ways to increase the effectiveness of wall and window insulation to moderate the use of energy-hungry climate-control devices. Using these strategies, you can save money while staying cozy when it’s cool, and breezy when it’s warm.