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Portable Air Conditioning and Heat Wave Relief

Nothing illustrates the need for quality air conditioning than a heat wave. The weather can prevent people from being productive and if they don’t have air conditioning, they could find themselves victims of something even worse. Consider a recent article for the Guardian titled “Heatwave drags on with warm seas providing little relief.” Cassie Bell of [...]

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Children Deserve Air Conditioning in Their Schools

Children deserve every opportunity to succeed in school. Much of that success comes down to the environment they are trying to learn in. For example, if it’s uncomfortably warm at all times, you can’t expect students to perform at their highest level. Consider a recent article for the Chicago Tribune titled “Paul Sassone: River Forest [...]

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The Air Conditioner Investment

If you don’t live in a cool place, chances are, you need air conditioning to function. When looking at portable air conditioners, it’s important to know about the industry and what’s available. Consider a recent article for the Examiner titled “Investing in an air conditioning unit.” Clarissa Wilson of the Examiner writes, “Air conditioning is vital [...]

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Baltimore Schools’ Portable Air Conditioning Debate

At AC World, we have been doing our due diligence to keep blog readers up to date on the situation with portable air conditioners and Baltimore schools. The Washington Times reports on the latest in a recent article titled “Hogan gets heated over lack of air conditioning in Baltimore region’s public schools.” Anjali Shastry of the [...]

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Scorching Temperatures North of the Border

Hot weather can be uncomfortable. Without air conditioning, it can be downright unbearable. Consider a recent article for the Edmonton Sun titled “Warm weather has broken temperature records across Alberta, including Edmonton, but reaction from locals runs hot and cold.” Claire Theobold of the Edmonton Sun writes, “Warm weather broke over a dozen temperature records across [...]

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Examining the LA Heatwave

Many people in California were looking forward to El Nino. As wild as it seems, that’s how bad the drought has been. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look to be going anywhere soon. In fact, some places are experiencing record-breaking heat. Consider a recent article for My News LA titled “What happened to El Nino? It’s record-breaking [...]

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Record Breaking Heat in Perth

There’s nothing like a heatwave to remind you of the importance of air conditioning. Life can be unbearable without it. Imagine what the people of Perth are experiencing right now. Consider a recent article for Australia’s ABC News titled “Perth swelters in heatwave, breaking 50-year-old weather record.” Laura Gartry of ABC News writes, “Perth has recorded [...]

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Examining the DOE’s New Air Conditioner Standards

The Department of Energy has proposed a host of new air conditioning standards for 2016. To learn more about these new standards, look no further than a recent article from the Hill titled “DOE proposing air conditioner standards.” Tim Devaney of the Hill writes, “The Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing new efficiency rules for portable [...]

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Allowing Portable Air Conditioners in Maryland Schools

Sometimes providing children with a productive learning environment goes beyond getting the best teachers. There are times when it comes down to the classroom itself. For Maryland schools, it is a matter of making sure children can concentrate and not get distracted by sweltering heat. Consider a recent article for the Washington Post titled “Window [...]

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Update on Baltimore Schools Push for Portable AC

As we reported last week, Baltimore schools are strongly considering portable air conditioners for their classrooms. The Baltimore Sun recently published an update on the story titled “County school board seeks $10 million for air-conditioned classrooms.” Liz Bowie of the Baltimore Sun writes, “In an attempt to speed efforts to provide air conditioning to all schools [...]

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