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Cool Buildings for Hot Weather

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COMING SOON! (and new in 2024) Cool Buildings for Hot Weather (paperback) With record high temperatures and humidity, would you like to know all the most effective and practical ways to make your home or building comfortable during the heat? Cool Buildings for Hot Weather is an easy-to-read book with abundant color illustrations. Learn cool-building science and practical heat hacks to optimize comfort and energy efficiency in hot weather. The main topics include these.

  • The building science of cooling
  • How our human bodies cool themselves and how you can stay cool
  • Blocking solar heat with landscaping, window treatments, and cool roofs
  • Insulation and air sealing to keep the the heat and humidity out
  • The latest and greatest in efficient air conditioners
  • Using ventilation with fans and evaporative coolers, when possible
  • New energy-efficient dehumidifiers for humid climates
  • Managing water drainage and water vapor in your building’s environment
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COMING SOON! (and new in 2024!) Cool Buildings for Hot Weather (paperback) With record high temperatures and humidity, would you like to know all the most effective and practical ways to make your home or building comfortable during the heat? Cool Buildings for Hot Weather is an easy-to-read book with abundant color illustrations. Learn cool-building science and practical heat hacks to optimize comfort and energy efficiency in hot weather. The main topics include these.

  • The building science of cooling
  • How our human bodies cool themselves and how you can stay cool
  • Blocking solar heat with landscaping, window treatments, and cool roofs
  • Insulation and air sealing to keep the the heat and humidity out
  • The latest and greatest in efficient air conditioners
  • Using ventilation with fans and evaporative coolers, when possible
  • New energy-efficient dehumidifiers for humid climates
  • Managing water drainage and water vapor in your building’s environment

Author Bio

John Krigger is the founder of Saturn Resource Management, and a nationally recognized expert in the field of energy conservation for buildings. For over 35 years, he has and authored publications, developed training curricula, and presented seminars on energy-efficiency, maintenance, durability, health, and safety for buildings. John has extensive experience researching and developing energy publications for energy auditors, energy raters, technicians, government technologists, industry representatives, and the general public. He does consulting work for national laboratories, state governments, utility companies, and other energy organizations. Besides an author, John is also a technical illustrator, photographer, videographer, and desktop publisher. John combines years of hands-on energy-service experience with solid academic knowledge. He is the author of 10 books on energy efficiency and approximately 40 shorter publications. His publication, Residential Energy: Cost Savings and Comfort for Existing Buildings is a training manual and textbook used by energy-training centers, vocational schools, and colleges throughout North America.