Change your light bulbs to keep things cool this summer [VIDEO]
Installing Icynene spray foam insulation in your home is a great way to stay cool this summer, since it can help keep hot air out and cool air in. There are lots of little tricks like this that can help you get the most for your money when you're trying to keep cool in the hotter months.
For instance, did you know that the type of light bulbs you use can make a real difference in the temperature in your home? 90 percent of the electricity incandescent light bulbs use produce heat, so if you have a lot of them in your home you may start to feel the burn.
Instead, replace your incandescent bulbs with energy-efficient fluorescent ones to help keep things cool. On really hot days, you may want to aim to keep the lights off as much as possible.