As we become more aware of the precarious and fragile state of our planet, more and more of us are looking at ways to lead a greener and more sustainable lifestyle.
This can at times be difficult if you live in an especially hot climate, where reliance on artificial air conditioning has become the norm.
Nevertheless, there are some small steps you can take towards reducing your dependency on air conditioning, bringing with them benefits to the environment as well as your health and even your bank balance.Continue reading
If you’ve been searching for ways to cool down outdoors, chances are you may have come across the term ‘Outdoor Misting System’.
In this article we’ll take a look at what these actually are, how they work, their pros and cons, and advice on how to look after them.Continue reading
The sun is shining, it’s a glorious day, there’s not a cloud in the sky…just perfect for a day lounging by the pool or relaxing on the beach…
Unfortunately, as we all know only too well, glorious weather doesn’t always coincide with our days off work! And the reality of working in a stifling hot office is a far cry from lazing outside under a parasol, enjoying an ice cold drink!Continue reading
Almost as soon as you start to research buying a new air conditioner you start to come across TLAs or “three letter acronyms”. This can all get a little confusing so in this article I’m going to explain the meaning of one of these common terms you’ll have definitely come across and how you can use it to help you make the choice of air conditioning unit that is perfect for you. This term is the BTU.
You’ve heard of EER and SEER being talked about and you’re wondering “what are these numbers and how are they important to me?”
In this article I’ll explain what each one means, how they calculated and why they are important to you when choosing an air conditioner.
In the course of my research into all things air-conditioning I came across the phrase ‘solar chimney’ quite a few times. Being the *inquisitive (*nosey!) person that I am I wanted to find out more. Just exactly what is a solar chimney, how does it work, what benefits do they have, and what’s the connection to air conditioning?!
It’s been estimated that some days we spend as much as 90% of our time indoors.
This doesn’t necessarily mean many contented hours spent relaxing in the movie theatre, health spa or shopping mall though! No, unfortunately the chances are that for most of us this will involve a significant proportion of time spent at work.
The goal of this guide is simple – To provide you with a complete and comprehensive guide and all the knowledge you need in order select, buy and operate a portable air conditioner that is the best fit for you.
The article is split into 3 parts.
The summer months can get hot no matter what part of the world you live in. Even in colder climates, the heat can become unbearable and the humidity can be even worse. Fortunately for everyone out there, someone invented air conditioning!
Running an air conditioner during the summer months is a must for most of us who live and work in hot climates. However, when the temperature rises so does the electricity bill. But what if there was a way to cut air conditioner costs during the summertime while still keeping cool? Today we are going to learn a few tips that will help you survive the summer heat without having to burst the bank on air conditioner cost.Continue reading