Cool down with a whole-house fan Whole-house fans may seem old fashioned, but they're enjoying renewed popularity. The idea behind them is simple. A powerful fan draws cooler early morning and evening air through open doors and windows and forces it.

Room air conditioners can quickly cool a broiling bedroom, a sticky family room, and other hot spots in your house.

Puzzling out how to keep your house as cool as possible during these hot summer months? Trying to remember the.