I decided to give it a try and I closed my windows for a while.
I need to remember to keep my windows closed from now on. Or at least in the summer and spring. The reason is because it is so hot. You would think that being inside a climate controlled home, you would not be affected by the sun. However, never underestimate the power of the sun, because I was wrong. I used to keep my windows open a lot to let the sunshine in, but I didn’t realize the sun was also heating up my home. Because of this, while I had the cooling device running, my home often still felt warm. I already had a heating and A/C specialist come out and look at the A/C unit, and there was nothing wrong with it. With the cooling system working just fine, I was at a loss about what to do. I knew it wasn’t a thermostat problem either, so I had to do a little bit of research online, and that is when I came across the window issue. I decided to give it a try and I closed my windows for a while. It took a few hours, but eventually the entire home cooled down, and it was definitely noticeable. It is a little disappointing to have to keep my windows closed, because I do enjoy the sunshine, but not if it is going to heat up my home. I can’t have an air conditioner competing with the sun to keep the home cool, that just puts extra wear and tear on it. I decided to just have my windows open during the fall and winter, or on cloudy days in the summer.