Beat the Heat & Save Money


Quick, cool video from Grist. From the producers: OK, so it's hotter than a firefighter eating hot wings out there. If you can't take the heat, cool hunter Umbra Fisk is on the case. She advises on how to beat the heat while being kind to your wallet and the planet -- and weighs in on the eternal fan vs. AC dilemma. Fan-tastic! Umbra on Fans Vs. Air Conditioners http:www.grist.orgarticlebe-cool Umbra on Cooling Your Car http:www.grist.orgarticleumbra-carcooling LINKS: Green Your Air Conditioner http:www.greenyour.comhomeappliancesair-conditioningtipschoose-an-energy-star-air-conditioner?subject=573 Energy Star Model for Choosing the Right-sized fan http:www.energystar.govindex.cfm?c=ceiling_fans.pr_ceiling_fans_basics#1 Find the right size air conditioner – http:www.energystar.govindex.cfm?c=roomac.pr_properly_sized