26 Jul '11, 1pm

Keep the sun and heat out this summer with our guide to window attachments

Keep the sun and heat out this summer with our guide to window attachments

There are good ways to modify windows to prevent too much solar gain in the summer. A few weeks ago I told a story in this space that was third-hand from Gordon Hayward. Well, a lot changed in the telling, and Gordon got back to me with what really happened. Three aunts of a young man from Dorchester, Mass., came up to celebrate his graduation from a Vermont boarding school. They asked Gordon how anyone here ever slept at night: it was so dark and quiet that none of them got a wink. They thought there were at least three bears outside. This brought up the story of the trip. The whole family, in three cars, left Dorchester in the evening heading for Florida. They got across the Tappan Zee Bridge and onto the New Jersey Turnpike when all of a sudden there were no more streetlights. They pulled into a gas station, had a confab and decided it was too dark--they couldn't procee...

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Pick up some green tips for keeping your house, your pets and yourself cool through a sweltering summer:

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