I grew up in the northern Midwest where winters were intense and the transitive seasons in between were regularly visually distinct.
There was constantly the frustration of utility bills while all of us were in identifiably freezing winters, and several of us got by with wood stoves and fireplaces alongside forced air gas furnaces.
My father had a yearly ritual where he hadtake an ATV into the forest out back, find a few dead fallen trees to haul back, then chop them up to refill our storage area in the garage. As a family of numerous, all of us went through a tremendous quantity of firewood, but in the summers and the times in between, all of us hardly ever had to use air conditioner. It did not matter howoverheatedit got outside, everyone I knew left their windows open continuously with a few fans running to circulate the natural breeze. This greatly offset the cost of Winter energy consumption, but the opposite has become the case in my new weather conditions! Every one of us have mild winters down south but the summers are excruciatinglyoverheatedand humid. If you don’t run the air conditioner constantly, the risk of toxic mold raises rapidly. It’s simply the environment down here presenting its own source of difficulties. Now the only time of the year when I can safely leave my windows open is while all of us were in the dry Winter season when temperatures hover in the 50s and 60s at the coldest. I had to have a full plan substitutement on my air conditioner only many years after moving into my new house. The wear and tare adds up to years of abuse that several in other weather conditionss never encountered with their central s.