That’s the conclusion the staff and students of YouthBuild New Bedford came to after two heat waves and twelve days above 90 degrees. It was a conclusion that led them to a fairly simple and cost-effective solution to their problem: build an air conditioner.
You’re probably thinking, “That’s hardly a simple solution. An air conditioner is a complex machine.”
It’s not. Really, the following step-by-step guide will prove it.
So if your fans and open windows aren’t getting the job done, and there’s no room in your budget for central air (HA!), this DIY A/C guide will save you from some embarrassingly sweaty days come the next heat wave.
1 Styrofoam cooler
1 Small fan
3 elbow PVC pipe fittings
10 lbs ice
1 Utility knife
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