Earth Day is just around the corner (April 22) and it isn’t a new event by any means; the annual recognition started way back in 1970 and is now celebrated in more than 193 countries! For some, it’s a time to show political and business leaders how much we care about the environment, but you don’t have to lobby leaders to make a difference! Simply honor the day by making small tweaks that are kind to the planet – such as going green at home! After all, we’ve only got one Earth.
Wasteful AC use is caused largely by, well, wasteful AC habits. But these habits are not entirely a fault of the user. Current AC units are limited in the comfort they provide and often times a user does not understand their AC well enough to engage modes that provide indoor comfort more effectively.
In an upcoming post, we’ll explore the reasons why ACs are insufficient at maintaining thermal comfort in greater detail. But for starters, here are a few you may be able to identify with:
Thankfully the discomfort is easily remedied by pressing the “Power” button on the remote control of one of your most beloved appliances: the air conditioner. In minutes, you feel waves of chilled air sweep over the room. You stop sweating, feel less irritable, and internally thank whoever created the wondrous cold air machine.