This summer, to the numerous and constant heat waves, we must add the energy crisis. A very bad combination that forces us to review traditional and natural solutions that allow us to lower the temperature of the house without consuming energy. Among these traditional solutions, one of the most effective is to distribute indoor plants that lower the temperature in different rooms of the house.
A solution that is not only natural but also very decorative. With that in mind, we suggest for you fill the home with five houseplants recommended for their heat-absorbing potential, and gives us tips on how to care for them and keep them in good condition.
Also known as the tiger tongue, it is an off-road species. In recent years, it has become a must-have for any decorator as it adds a distinguished touch to any room. Like the Areca palm, it is a plant that requires very little maintenance. It has even been recommended by NASA to purify the air of toxic elements such as benzene, toluene, xylene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde. In addition to all this, of course, it has the power to regulate the internal temperature of our home.
Its name is Chlorophytum comosum, although it is popularly known as Tape, a perennial plant native to South Africa. Thanks to its resistance to pot cultivation, its low demands and its rapid growth, it belongs to the group of plants for beginners. The tape can absorb heat quickly to even out the temperature of any room it is placed in. As if that wasn’t enough, it is a very effective species to combat toxic elements in the environment, such as carbon monoxide and xylene, very dangerous polluting components.