- from Shelter
560L - 740L
Put on your down jacket and heavy socks and boots! We’re on our way to a cold place. Frost covers the windows. The snowdrifts can get as tall as your waist.
Sometimes, winter starts in October and lasts into April. You have to bundle up to go outdoors.
Houses built for cold weather usually have small rooms and low ceilings. That makes them easy to heat. But that’s not the only thing these houses need. Once a home has warmed up, it has to stay warm.
Around the world, people have found many different ways to meet the challenge of cold weather. Here are just a few.