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Father and Daughter Build an Eco-Friendly Home

At AC World we’re always keep our eye on building trends of the future – especially those that relate to heating and cool. We ran across an article in the Sonoma Index-Tribune titled Father-daughterdesign project results in ‘house of the future’ that tells a rather inspiring story. Carole Kelleher writes, “It’s amazing what an environmentally minded, artistic and tech savvy [...]

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Eco-Friendly Home with a Ductless Mini Split AC

Some homeowners want the eco-friendly features in their homes to stand out but others want them to fit in seamlessly and invisibly. That’s the case with a house featured in The Times-Picayune in an article titled Housetour: A new home in Old Jefferson sneaks eco-friendly features into a cottagedesign. Christy Lorio writes: “Zachary and Kristina Tyson's Old Jefferson home [...]

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Ductless Mini Split Air Conditioner Sales are on the Rise

A recent article in the Stamford Advocate seemed surprised by a fact we’ve been seeing for years: the demand for ductless mini split air conditioners is on the rise. Their article, title Airconditioning alternative gaining steam, focuses on a local store but their results are consistent with what we’ve seen. The author writes, “In the days leading up [...]

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Save Money on Air Conditioning with These Tips

No one wants to spend more than they need to on air conditioning costs yet you do want to stay cool and comfortable. An interesting article in U.S. News & World Report titled 7 Ways to Cut Summer Air Conditioning Costs lays out some interesting ideas that could save you bundles this summer. 1.Use Fans. “If [...]

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Mini-Split AC Units Rocketing from 3rd to 1st

Just a few years ago, when consumers thought about air conditioning they likely thought of traditional out-side the home units first, portable window units second, and mini-split ductless systems third. Today those numbers are changing and mini-split systems are finally getting the recognition they deserve. An article titled Know Your Options For Home Cooling Systems [...]

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An Easier Way to Cool Your Home or Business

When many people think of air conditioners, they think of expensive but necessary units that require maintenance every year. In fact, you can read a recent article titled Wait! Follow these steps before turning on your air conditioning to see all the costly and time-consuming steps required every year before you can start cooling your home. Let’s review these [...]

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Are DIY Air Conditioners the Answer to Heatwaves?

It sounds great to be able to pick up a few items from your local hardware store and have a working, efficient air conditioner. A recent article in Gawker recently posted an article titled Two DIY Air Conditioners Put to the Test. How did they stack up? Not surprisingly, their tests showed that DIY air conditioners [...]

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Saving Money on AC This Summer

Living without air conditioning is a terrible way to spend your summer but that doesn’t mean you have to spend thousands cooling your home. CNet posted an article called 6Rules to Save Money on Air Conditioning This Summer that has some rules that are simply good common sense for anyone who wants to save a significant amount this summer. [...]

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Air Conditioning and Overactive Sweat Glands

Having overactive sweat glands is an issue that affects many Americans. It causes plenty of discomfort in some of the most inconvenient situations and sometimes causes others to reflect poorly on you simply by looking at you. The condition is officially known as hyperhidrosis. According to MedLine Plus, “Excessive sweating occurs without such triggers. People with [...]

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New Portable Air Conditioner Standards

New air conditioning standards have a lot of people talking. The Natural Resources Defense Council takes a look at this in a recent article titled “Proposed Portable Air Conditioner Standards: Not as Cool as They Could Be.” Lauren Urbanek of the NRDC writes, “Using a portable air conditioner could soon be a little cooler on your [...]

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