How to Cool a Home (And Save the Planet While You're At It)

Keeping your home cool is easy when you blast your air conditioner all day. But the idea is adding hundreds of dollars to your household's monthly electric bill. Taking sensible steps can help you minimize the time you have to run your air conditioning and save money over the average summer. Fortunately, there are simple ways you can do to cool your home, keep your power bill down, fight climate change, and save the planet while you're at it. These tips can help you cool your home without burning a lot of excess energy.

Read the entire article here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/trulia/2014/04/25/how-to-cool-a-home-and-save-the-planet-while-youre-at-it/