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When the temperature outside is cold, instead of turning up the thermostat, simply wear more clothes around the house, and cover up with more blankets at night. When the temperature is warm, minimize clothing layers, and create a breezeway by opening garage doors, windows and doors.

 How to Stay Warm Inside when It's Freezing Outside

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If the temperatures are still too unbearable, try localized heating (space heaters) and cooling devices (fans and window A/C units) to only change the temperature in a specific room, instead of the whole house.

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 I love this idea! It works! Even when I was young, my mom applied this concept to our house. Even during the hottest Florida summers, the thermostat never went below 78...I love having the windows open as much as possible anyways...I love the fresh air and hearing the birds.
lolazion - 4/27/2009 3:54:36 PM  


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