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10 Design Tips To Use Less Air Conditioning

By Lloyd Alter, TreeHugger Elizabeth Taylor knew how to keep cool without air conditioning in A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: She swanned about in her underwear. Not all of us can do that, nor do we loo…

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Top 4 Things That Interfere With Central AC

By Carl Seville, Networx Plenty of people who run central air conditioning systems in Houston (and other cities where hot weather dominates the calendar) complain about how their air conditioning …

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5 More Tips for Staying Cool Without the A/C

When it comes to battling summer heat, it helps to have a fully loaded bagful of tricks to help you stay cool.  In addition to keeping your curtains drawn and replacing those heat throwing incandescen…

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17 Tips to Cool Down and Save

Imagine if, when having gone to sleep on a hot sweaty night with welcomed air conditioning you wake up in the wee hours a bit chilly and turned off the air conditioner instead of pulling on more cover…

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