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Indoor Climate Control Basics
By Jim Cooper/Loghome.com
The best way to ensure your comfort and budget — and to control heating and cooling costs — begins with attention to architectural design. It is essential to control solar gain while maximizing daylight and natural ventilation. Proper insulation and sealing your home will reduce the cost of the HVAC (heating, ventilation & air conditioning) system you need and the costs to operate it.