DIY AC. This is really easy to make and would help keep the room a lot cooler in the early and late parts of the year. You don't have to have bagged ice in the center either, ice packs or a frozen gallon of water work fine.
Clean Your Air Conditioner Condenser Unit - Step by Step | The Family Handyman Good for us lowly students if our ac units are in a location we can reach... Adding to my list of spring cleaning chores
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Annual central air conditioner maintenance saves you money by increasing its efficiency and preventing breakdowns. You can complete the chore in an hour.
How To Make A $450 Homemade Air Conditioner For Only $15. So Easy, And So Useful!! Can be solar powered.
Conceal the Air-Conditioner You can't get rid of bulky and unsightly air conditioning units and utility meters, but you can hide them. Keep these out of view with short sections of fencing or evergreen shrubs
air-conditioner maintanence, good info, read #10 about free water. Also like the comments that much of this also applies to oil furnaces and to look into buying filters by the case.
Homemade Air Conditioner simple DIY AC uses 45 Watts - can be solar powered! - YouTube
How To Conceal The Air Conditioner