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Hi there guys. My bedroom faces east to west and is a fairly modest sized room and yet, it is easily the hottest out of all the rooms in the house. It just naturally is and I want to see what I can do about it.
I have 1 window which is made up of two sheets of glass. It is maybe 1/4th of the western facing wall and the entrance to my room faces east into a hallway which seems to make a halfway decent wind tunnel. Sometimes. The windows are also kind of old and I guess some AC air seeps through the cracks in the wood. Maybe I should get some of that foam tape and try and seal things up perhaps?
Also, what kinds of blinds should I use? Right now I just have a basic thin white mesh as blinds. They are like mosquito nets almost and at times feel to do nothing but reduce glare.
I do have my performance PC and 2 monitors the a corner table out of direct sunlight. Not sure how much these guys contribute but I am sure they don't help the situation. I shut them off though when not in use.
Furthermore, what kinds of light bulbs should I opt for that may help turn the temp down? Obviously not halogens but are there cooler running CFLs available?
Thanks for any help!
EDIT: I probably should have mentioned, it is a slightly older home and my room is on the second floor.