10 Energy-Efficient Ways to Cool your Bedroom in Summer

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Summertime has its perks, backyard barbecues, days at the beach, long sunny days and summer fruits! You may, however, not be such a fan of all the temperature highs that interrupt our peaceful sleep.

So, what can we do to ensure a cool sound sleep in Summer without paying too much? It all starts with your air conditioner.

Make the most of your AC in a small space:

1. Prepare your home

First, isolate the area you would like to cool. Close all doors and windows, and seal all gaps to insulate the space.

2. Choose the right air conditioning unit

Opt for an energy-efficient split system designed for smaller environments. Our inverter technology can reach your desired temperature in summer and help you sleep soundly. This also prevents the entire house being cooled when it is not necessary.

3. Smaller units for smaller rooms

Pick the right capacity for your space. There are many different capacities and options out there so best to do your research. Powerful air conditioners come in a range of sizes these days, so you can create your perfect thermal environment by picking an effective AC that will save you money.

4. Maintenance is key

At the start of each season, ensure that your air conditioner is in top shape by cleaning and servicing your unit as necessary.

5. Slow and steady

Use the slow and steady approach of turning on your AC earlier in the day, at a moderate temperature, and then adjusting the temperature only if the heat outside increase dramatically. This allows the AC to not work as hard at lowering  the temperature inside your home and thus will help keep electricity costs down.

6. Peace and quiet

Getting into slumber mode is easy. Carrier’s noise-sensitive technology enables the compressor motors to create a perfect indoor environment with a quiet operation. 

But that’s not all. A few other tips to cool down in the Aussie heat are: 

7. Avoid harsh daylight exposure

During the day, prevent direct sunlight from overheating the area with external shades and indoor blinds or curtains.

8. Select energy-efficient lighting 

Unlike incandescent lights, LED and CFL light bulbs will not turn your home into an oven. They are also pocket and environmentally friendly. Win-win-win!

9. Up in the clouds

Bedsheets made of natural fibres, such as cotton or linen, are soft and breathable. Not only will they help you keep your body temperature low overnight, but also increase airflow in your bedroom throughout the day.

10. Hydrate 

On average, the human body loses 200mL of water during sleep, so make sure you drink plenty of fluids throughout the day.

By following these easy steps, keeping cool on summer nights will be a breeze. And, if you are looking for an energy saving, cost-effective cooling and heating solution, visit our website.

Our inverter technology, self-cleaning ability and low noise operation of our High Wall Split Systems make them ideal for year-round use. Plus: All of our products come with a 5-year warranty, so you can rely on our premium quality for many seasons to come.

Questions? Simply turn to our experts on 13 COOL.

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