The long, hot summers of india can be quite unforgiving. As temperatures rise, most of us resort to keeping our homes cool by using air conditioners. You can adopt many ways to avoid heat transfer from the roof to your living spaces. The flat roofs of buildings are exposed, for the maximum duration of the day to the scorching heat of the summer sun. Concrete gets heated, it retains the heat for a very long time.
This heat is radiated into the rooms at night when the surroundings are getting cool. Due to the stillness of air below the roof, the air in the room also become hot. One very easy DIY solution to reduce heat in homes in summer is. Get some old news paper and green color shade net. You put a large piece of shade net to cover your at a height above parapet. This will not allow direct sunlight to reach the terrace and warm it up.
You can also put some old news paper below the shade net. This helps to avoid heat transfer. This is Eco friendly, pocket-friendly and consumes very less time in application as it can be done roughly. A cool roof is most effective ways to keep your building cool. Make sure there’s proper cross ventilation, when you open the windows in the morning, fresh breeze enters and hot and light air leaves the building, thus reducing the temperature of the building.