Mattress Cooling Pad

Why does it matter if you have a cool environment?

If you think you’ve tried everything to get a good night’s sleep, you might want to consider using a mattress cooling pad. They typically go under your fitted sheet and chill water before sending it through tubes in the pad to maintain the temperature you set.

Science says that many people sleep better that way. The National Sleep Foundation recommends keeping your room temperature around 65° F.

But the ideal temperature varies from person to person. “We know you get the most deep sleep in a cool bedroom—not cold, but cool,” says Philip Richard Gehrman, PhD, an associate professor of clinical psychology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. “The problem is what’s cool to one person is not cool to another person.”

One perk to using a mattress cooling pad: You don’t have to crank up the AC. “In addition to increasing comfort levels, a bed cooling device can also help reduce energy costs,” Deitrick says. “They can reduce air conditioning costs during hot summer weather because you don’t have to cool your entire room to be comfortable, plus bed coolers use less power than a typical AC unit.” The same goes for your heating costs during the winter.

Poor or insufficient sleep can dull your brain and has been linked to an increased risk of serious illnesses such as cancer and cardiovascular disease, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders. The National Institutes of Health has found that improving sleep can help protect against COVID-19, making it more important than ever.

Jack Burke reviews the Perfect Sleep Pad and explains how this revolutionary system has become an essential part of his toolkit.