What is a summer duvet?

Light summer duvet with cotton cover

The summer duvet is a specific type of quilted duvet with a reduced amount of filling intended for use during the hottest months of the year. Summer duvets in the heat scale, they are referred to as cool duvets with typical basis weight from 120 gsm to 150 gsm, and from 3 up to 7 Tog ratings. The biggest advantage of summer duvet is the small amount of filling (inserts) adjusted to the higher temperatures prevailing in summer, small volume and easy maintenance. A light duvet for summer will be a perfect cover while sleeping during warm nights in most countries in Europe.

The summer duvet, depending on the manufacturer, is also called a light duvet or ultra-light duvet as well as cold spring and summer duvet. You can also find summer duvet named breathable duvet. Depending on the type of inserts you can find synthetic summer duvets (hypoallergenic or anti-mite) with synthetic filling and also summer duvet with natural filling in the form of down and feathers. Cool duvets for the summer are very popular in European and other countries with moderate warm, transitional climate with temperatures above 23 °C during the warmest months of the year. The construction of summer quilts does not differ from other types, but especially in that case, it is strongly recommended that choose type with breathable outer fabric to provide the best ventilation and to facilitate the discharge of heat and moisture (sweat). The best duvets for spring and summer have 100% cotton cover.

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