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Should you open or close your house to keep cool in a heatwave?

Senior Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology, Wendy Miller, covers this hot topic in her article How to keep your house cool in a heatwave on The Conversation website.

Wendy then explains how the design and construction of a home has a bearing on its inside temperature and can even eliminate the desire for an air conditioner, which many view as a necessity these days.

Building Commission
Department News
16 Jan 2014

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