8 Ways to Beat the Heat without Breaking the Bank

Keep cool air in and warm air out 1 of 9

That's pretty obvious, right? You'd be surprised, though, how much energy is lost through loose seals and cracks around windows and doors. Think of your home in the summer as a fortress guarding you against the sweltering summer heat. Put film over windows in the summer and caulking around any cracks in any seals and you could keep up to 20% more energy in your house!