Tag: air conditioners

  • Stylish Ceiling Fans Bring Cool Design and Energy Savings to Apartments

    Stylish Ceiling Fans Bring Cool Design and Energy Savings to Apartments

    There's at least another month of steamy temperatures left to withstand. But even if you already own an air conditioner, a ceiling fan still could be a worthwhile investment. According to some experts, installing ceiling fans can cut energy costs. They also can make surprisingly stylish additions to rooms in... Continue Reading

  • Your Neighbor's Drippy A/C Unit: How to Fix It

    Your Neighbor's Drippy A/C Unit: How to Fix It

    Dear Apartment Guru, I live on the bottom floor of a brownstone. All three of the apartments above me have positioned their air conditioner window units directly above my back door. When I leave my door open for air in the afternoon, even with the screen closed, three air conditioners splash close enough that... Continue Reading

  • Homeowners Cash In on Clunker Appliances

    Homeowners Cash In on Clunker Appliances

    The Car Allowance Rebate System, better known as "Cash for Clunkers," was a big success in helping car owners trade in their old automobiles for new fuel-efficient ones back in July and August. Will a similar program to entice homeowners to swap out their old home appliances for new energy-efficient ones be just... Continue Reading