Extreme heat begs a question: Is air conditioning a right?

It is hot right now in much of the country. It was well over 100 degrees across much of the South and West over the weekend. Several cities — including Phoenix,…

As extreme heat grips the globe, access to air conditioning is an urgent public health issue

Cities across the globe are gasping in extreme summer heat. Last week, the United Kingdom—known for its cool, rainy climate—broke its all-time-high temperature record, topping out at 104.4 degrees Fahrenheit.…

As U.K. hit with more extreme heat, demand grows for air conditioning where none existed

Sweat streams down Rob Bushprnr’s face as he struggles under the morning sun to bend the copper piping in a North London backyard that will soon be attached to a…

HVAC workers continue AC repairs in extreme heat

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – The triple-digit heat index has been rough for everyone this past week, but for those working outside, the heat can be on another level. Many times,…

Local HVAC professionals offer tips for extreme heat during summer months

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Summer is here, but you already knew that considering the heat index reached 109 degrees on multiple days last week. If you are looking for cooler temperatures…

East St. Louis Animal Shelter Struggles with Pet Population and Extreme Heat as Costly HVAC System for Older Facility Needs Replaced | Community

Contact – Alisha Vianello, Executive Director June 15, 2022 (East St. Louis, IL) – Across the country, many animal shelters are in crisis mode with the amount of dogs and…

No air conditioning? Get tips on how to handle extreme heat – Duluth News Tribune

ROCHESTER — People over 65, kids under the age of two and people with underlying medical conditions are at the greatest risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. But everyone…

Tips on saving energy as air conditioning units work overtime in extreme Mississippi heat

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Monday, 4-County Electric Power Association shared tips and strategies to cut down on electricity use to help balance out the high demand for air conditioning. “When…

Air conditioning companies see high demand amid extreme heat

Air conditioning companies see high demand amid extreme heat Because of the heat outside, Austin-Travis County EMS responded to 13 heat-related calls Friday. That’s up from three Wednesday and five…

Tennant Creek residents struggle with extreme heat during COVID-19 lockdown without working air conditioning

A Tennant Creek woman and public housing resident whose only air conditioner broke the day before the town’s COVID-19 lockdown began has been forced to endure days of temperatures approaching 40C as she waits…