Keeping cool during Midwest summers can be a challenge. Thankfully, there are a number of easy-to-implement, green steps that can help you stay cool as the temperatures rise.

Sustainable Baby Steps has a detailed list of cooling tips for both indoor and outdoor living (we especially liked the awning and screen suggestions). Visit their site to see how you can begin to live greener and cooler, then let us help you implement their tips with Phantom Retractable Screens and Sunesta Awnings!