Power Marketplace’s public service journalism 💙 Give Now
Green Tip and Trade

Find creative cooling solutions

Christina Huh Nov 25, 2010

To control heat intake, and effectively, energy-consumption, consider covering windows that receive a lot of sun with semi-opaque polycarbonate sheets. Not only is it an affordable solution, the sheets minimize the sunlight that causes interior temperatures to rise quickly. Additionally, they add an element of privacy without blocking illumination. The warm glow that suffuses the room as a result is an added bonus. More at [Dwell](http://www.dwell.com/green/].

There’s a lot happening in the world.  Through it all, Marketplace is here for you. 

You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible. 

Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.