7 Tricks for Keeping Cool Without AC

—Donna Boyle Schwartz

Summer is only just beginning, and already, it seems like it is going to be a scorcher! Although may modern homes are equipped with air conditioning, it can be a costly investment—both in terms of installment and in sky high energy bills. A few simple changes, however, can keep your home cooler and more comfortable throughout the summer months, allowing you to skip or skimp on air conditioning—and save some cash in the process. Read on for a handful of helpful ways to beat the heat this summer.