Temperature discussions are hot on everyone’s radar at the moment, and properties in London and the surrounding areas are amongst those most effected by the waves of heat that have been hitting the UK. The south of England often records the highest UK temperatures at any given time, and the built-up city scape intensifies this heat and humidity as it reflects and trap in amongst high rises and over saturated living spaces. Londoners are well practiced at escaping to various green spaces to picnic and play, or ditching uncomfortable working from home conditions for air-conditioned offices, but when the sun expels its full force on our quintessentially British climate, the difficult battle of regulating a property’s temperature remains.
In previous years, residents turned to trusty fans, air conditioning units and other energy reliant devises to deliver relief from the heat. However, parallel to an increase in temperature, the harsh pinch of rising prices hitting household bills across the board is being felt which makes these once trusty energy guzzlers a significantly less appealing option this summer causing discerning consumers to reconsider their long-term cooling solutions.
In a three-part blog, we explore the facts of overheating in your home, and why Shutters, Blinds and Awnings are the ideal energy saving investment to save you money whilst effectively regulating the temperature in your property.
In this first part, we present ‘Flash Facts on window dressings and overheating’: