Preventing Heat Gain

One way to save money this summer is by learning how to battle heat build up, or heat gain, in your Hendersonville, TN, home. By taking a few steps you can minimize the amount of heat that gets trapped inside. This trapped heat can cause your AC to work harder and less efficiently. Here are a few ideas to help minimize this problem.

Check Your Insulation

Poor insulation is one of the main reasons for heat gain. Properly maintained and up to date insulation will prevent hot air from getting in and cold air from getting out.

Check Your Windows

Windows need proper insulation and installation as well and are a common factor in inefficient cooling in the home.

Consider Repainting

Dark colors can absorb up to 90 percent of the sun’s energy. Reflective coatings for the roof of your home are another solution for this problem. Consider repainting your home if your paint is too dark.

Shading Your Home

Rather than painting, blocking the sun from your home can keep out 90 percent of radiant energy.

Lastly, sparingly use your oven and other heat producing appliances. If you have any questions or would like to request air conditioning service, call us at 615-527-8576 or request service online.


Ballard Natural Gas Services is proud to offer services to Seattle, Shoreline, West Seattle, Capitol Hill, Lake Forest Park, Richmond Beach, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and the surrounding communities. Call us at 206-784-8101 or request service online today!


Kimbro Air proudly provides HVAC service to Hendersonville, Nashville, Bellevue, Bordeaux, Brentwood, Franklin, Gallatin, Goodlettsville, Hermitage, Madison, Mt. Juliet, White House and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 615-527-8576, or request service online today.

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