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Blowing Hot Air About Cold Air

Blowing Hot Air About Cold Air: Reviews of portable air conditioning units are rather vague about how loud they are. There are a few that advertise "library quiet", but I'm not so sure. Does anyone have experience with one of these machines? I need a QUIET one. If I could get down to half the volume of a window unit, I'd be very happy.
posted by ecorrocio on May 18, 2012 - 5 answers

What is a whole-house air cleaner for? Do I need one?

What is a whole-house air cleaner for? Do I need one? [more inside]
posted by LaurenIpsum on Nov 30, 2011 - 6 answers

HVAC experts! I want a cool, dry basement home theater / jam room!

HVAC experts! I want a cool, dry basement home theater / jam room! [more inside]
posted by bradn on Aug 1, 2011 - 6 answers

How Efficient Is A/C AT Removing Heat

Say I run a 1000W oven in an air-conditioned home for 1 hour (using in the process 1kWh). How much power does a typical home A/C system require to remove the heat generated, all else being equal? [more inside]
posted by lohmannn on Aug 1, 2011 - 14 answers

What are the potential problems, if any, of venting a portable A/C unit into a closet or attic?

What are the potential problems, if any, of venting a portable A/C unit into a closet or attic? [more inside]
posted by wordsmith on Aug 13, 2010 - 14 answers

Best way to replace a central air conditioning system?

How do I get the best out of a new central air conditioning system? [more inside]
posted by the matching mole on Feb 17, 2010 - 12 answers

Ventilation Problem

How do I determine why vent is not sending heat & A/C to one bedroom? [more inside]
posted by glenngulia on Nov 30, 2009 - 7 answers

An air conditioner thru my wall?

Thinking of putting our bedroom window air conditioner in the wall... bad idea? [more inside]
posted by ecorrocio on May 19, 2009 - 23 answers

Is it worth the trouble to vent our range hood outside?

Is it worth the trouble to vent our range hood outside? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Mar 20, 2009 - 21 answers

How do I insulate my windows?

What is the best (most cost effective way) to insulate my apartment windows? [more inside]
posted by judge.mentok.the.mindtaker on Jul 7, 2008 - 9 answers

Central Boiler, Dry Air

How can I keep my apartment humid with the window open? [more inside]
posted by condour75 on Feb 11, 2006 - 20 answers

Best way to prepare window air conditioner for the winter?

Best way to prepare window air conditioner for the winter? [more inside]
posted by theNonsuch on Nov 10, 2005 - 5 answers

Clearing the Air

What's the best way to clear the air in a smokey room? I'm a non-smoker, but someone in an adjacent apartment is chain smoking and it's stinking up my place. It's getting too cold to just crack the windows. [more inside]
posted by tirade on Dec 13, 2003 - 4 answers

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