Expert Opinion: How to Sleep in a Heatwave

Struggling to get some shut-eye during the heat? Here’s how to up your chances of falling – and staying – asleep

When the mercury hits the mid-thirties and above, it’s hard enough to get anything done – let alone enjoy a decent night’s sleep. While an air conditioner certainly helps take the sting out of those searing summer nights, running it 24/7 isn’t ideal from a cost or power-consumption perspective. We’ve asked experts to share some practical tips on how to get some shut-eye on those hot nights – and, if you’re lucky enough to have an air conditioner, how to keep costs to a minimum.