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Elizabeth Williams
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Ok, so we've all heard before, "tall ceilings make it cooler in the room, because hot air rises and cool air sinks."

Well, just how true is this saying?

Do you reeeealllly notice that much difference?

Here is an elevation of a home my architect designed, open-air Hawaii home, featuring 20 ft ceilings for "extra cooling."

No Air Conditioning on property.

Anybody have personal experience to share, especially in the warm summertime? I've never lived in a house with this tall ceilings, so I don't know if the high ceilings help that much.

Yes, it makes a noticeable difference!
No, the difference isn't enough to cry home about.

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