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You Can’t Control Summer Temperatures, But You Can Control Your Energy Costs

With temperatures rising and energy costs soaring, there are a variety of steps you can take to cut the expenses of cooling your home.

“Cooling and heating equipment use more energy than any other appliance. This inevitably shows up every …

The Dogtrot House and the boom of the south thanks to air conditioning

Before A/C there was the Dogtrot House — two houses under one roof – one half for cooking and the other half for living, with a a breezeway down the middle to keep occupants cool in hot southern climates. These …

You Should Thank These People For Summer Blockbusters

It’s easy to take for granted the cool, comfortable air in a movie theater in the middle of summer. Settling into your stadium-seat with a cool beverage and cool air is quite the summer treat. Though, you probably don’t realize …