Alternative cooling can mean
something as simple as a wet
bandanna draped around your
neck, or a super efficient two
stage evaporative cooler.
One costs only a couple of
dollars while the other costs a
few thousand. But they're both
energy efficient alternatives to
conventional cooling methods.
No matter what your budget,
you're sure to find an energy
saving idea or two in the
Portable Air Conditioner Units Reviews
A portable air conditioner is the perfect cooling solution for new additions, computer
rooms, dorms, or anywhere an extra blast of cold air is needed.
Gable Power Vents - Cheap Cooling Solution
A gable fan offers excellent exhaust air flow and easy installation at a bargain price.
Swamp Cooler vs Window Air Conditioner
And the winner is....
Swamp Cooler Maintenance for Non-Dummies
The only dumb thing you can do, or rather not do, is fail to maintain your swamp
cooler on a regular basis.
Whole House Attic Fans
The whole-house fan, also known as an attic fan, provides great ventilation and
lowers indoor temperatures.
Solar Attic Fan or Whole House Fan?
Actually, your home could put them both to good use. The whole house fan and solar
attic fan work well together to keep your home comfortable in hot weather.
Evaporative (Swamp) Coolers
Swamp coolers can reduce your air conditioning costs by 50% or more but are only
effective if you live in a dry climate.
Two Stage Indirect/Direct Evaporative Coolers
Two stage evaporative coolers reduce humidity while consuming 79% less energy
than an air conditioner.
Water Cooled Air Conditioner
Although water is used to assist with the cooling, it is sprayed over condensing coils
rather than pads.
White Roof Coatings
Elastomeric roof coatings reflect 90% of the sun's rays and will reduce the indoor
temperature by 7 degrees according to independent research.
Attic Radiant Barriers
Save 10% to 15% on air conditioning energy costs.
Keep Your Home Cool In Summer Without A/C
Free or low cost ideas to keep your home cool in warm weather without A/C.
How to Size a Room Air Conditioner
Room air conditioning sizing chart and other helpful information.
We've all heard of radiant heating, but is radiant cooling just as effective?
How to Cool a Swimming Pool
I don't know what possessed me to write this article but it's useful none-the-less.
3 Great Reasons to Buy a Portable Air Conditioner