21 Jun '14, 2pm

How Ventilation Helps Keep You Cool

How Ventilation Helps Keep You Cool

Summary: Ventilation is helpful because it blows hot air and water vapour outside. It also keeps the air moving, and the movement of air cools your skin by accelerating the evaporation of your skin’s fluids. This doesn’t mean that ventilation will dry out your skin. Air conditioning is even more capable of drying it out because it is constantly dehumidifying the air in the room until it becomes very dry.

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