The harmful greenhouse gases used in air conditioner could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a new deal as part of the ongoing progress in reducing harmful gases. Representatives from over 150 countries met in Rwanda to talk about reducing the use of hydrofluorocarbons, which are also known as HFCs. This particular…

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“For the Retirement homes air conditioning in summer should be a legal requirement like heating in the winter”, say Canadian experts

Here in the UK we’re used to seeing news stories and appeals geared towards helping the elderly to keep warm in the winter, including Government initiatives like the Winter Fuel Allowance designed to make heating affordable for pensioners. Retirement homes are expected to keep rooms at a high enough temperature for comfort as part of…

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Naked Man Clings To Air Conditioner

Air conditioning is great for all kinds of reasons – it keeps you cool when you’re too warm, it can warm you up when you’re too cold, and of course it’s the perfect place to hide when your lover’s husband arrives home from work early. This Image was taken from the video of a naked…

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Trump is Hot and Bothered about Air Conditioning

First he’s furious because he wants to make a big wall, and now he’s all wound up about air conditioning, it’s starting to look like Donald Trump is just a very frustrated builder under under that fluffy hairdo. While hosting an event at a hotel in Roanoke, Virginia, this week, the presidential candidate was so…

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Cool Stuff: 17 Amazing, Arty AC Units

AC Units: extremely useful things but hardly easy on the eye. These street artists have turned the humble metal box into something truly beautiful. They’ve left us wondering why everyone doesn’t make their air conditioning unit into a masterpiece. Whether they’re cleverly camouflaged or playing a major part in a magnificent mural, these air conditioning…

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Unusual ways to stay warm

We all know winter is well and truly in the post. Every now and then the ever-present expanse of grey cloud that covers the UK like a dank, omnipotent moss may part for a few seconds, revealing a few rays of glorious, ephemeral sunshine, but we all know this is a fad. Back to the…

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Extreme Offices

Source Life’s a beach, then you go home If the company you work for can’t quite afford air conditioning or if the system has gone bust on a freezing winter’s day, you would really want your office to look like this. You could just imagine soaking up the sun on a golden Caribbean beach while…

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Extreme World Weather

Extreme weather has fascinated and frightened humankind for millennia. But while most of us cower in fear when confronted by extreme flooding, hailstones, or a hurricane, some brave souls can’t resist reaching for the camera. Thanks to these fearless photographers, we’ve been able to compile our pick of our favourite examples of extreme weather on…

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Air Con Of The Future

Global warming is seemingly turning the world into a great big ball of blistering sunshine, leading to our lives, for those who take the term very literally, to become one never ending episode of Baywatch. When you’re really getting sick of how long the sun wants to wear his ever-present hat on those longer and…

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