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World’s Whitest Paint Could Eliminate Need for Air Conditioning

Will this game-changing new paint really change the way we cool down buildings?

8 Tips for Installing Home Air Conditioning

If you're considering a central air conditioner install for your new or existing home, consider these tips before making any...


8 Types of Air Conditioners

Looking to buy an air conditioner? Here's a roundup of eight air conditioner types, along with how to assess which...


Central Air Filter Guide

Central air filters help keep your central air conditioner running at peak performance. If you're unsure about these filters, this...


Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!

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Best Temperature To Set A Thermostat in Summer

Too hot? Too cold? Stay comfortable and save on energy bills by figuring out what temperature to set your thermostat...


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Fact or Fiction: Does Driving Without AC Actually Save Gas?

Sure, you can sweat it out without turning on a vehicle's air conditioning. But is it worth the sacrifice?

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21 Air Conditioner Maintenance and Home Cooling Tips

Whether you have a whole-house or one-room air conditioner, don't make it work harder than it should. Follow these tips...


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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Car Air Conditioner

Even if your vehicle is sweltering hot in the summertime, you may want to reconsider turning on your car air...


How Many MPGs Are You Losing Running the Car AC?

Every time you switch on your car air conditioner, the motor has to work just a little bit harder. So,...


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30 Spring Cleaning Tasks to Add to Your Checklist

Start thinking of spring cleaning as the calendar turns a page. Develop a plan with these tips on what to...

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12 Things to Do When Daylight Savings Time Begins

Spring Daylight Savings Time is a great reminder that the seasons are just about to change. Here's everything you should...


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How to Recharge AC

Recharge your A/C in 30 minutes with a special recharging kit


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9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold. Learn what other AC myths you can stop...