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20. We replaced the air handler
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 10:07 AM
Jun 15

this year. Nine years old. The San Antonio area had 75 days last summer over 100. Spend most of the summer with blinds closed and bought thermal drapes.

We run our central air 24/7 8/9 months a year. Ceiling fans everywhere.

Looking forward to tropical moisture forecast for next week.

Whoever owns the apartment videohead5 Jun 15 #1
NOLA is not exactly the code enforcement kind of town. They may not even have much code to enforce. dutch777 Jun 15 #3
Louisiana's wealth gets sucked out by oil companies. Hermit-The-Prog Jun 15 #21
Desperate times call for desperate measures. Aussie105 Jun 15 #2
It's been about ten years since swamp coolers were effective in dryer areas. Hugin Jun 15 #4
My house doesn't even have air conditioning DFW Jun 15 #5
One of my best friends had to install a/c in her Seattle condo. She's lived there for years and never needed it. brewens Jun 15 #6
We haven't installed it here yet. DFW Jun 15 #8
We also don't have AC. When we moved in, we only had AllyCat Jun 15 #7
The house we live in was built in 1973. DFW Jun 15 #11
OMG! What a nightmare! AllyCat Jun 15 #13
Here, we know people who live in 600 year old houses who have had less trouble than we have. DFW Jun 15 #16
Ours was built fine. It's the modifications that have AllyCat Jun 15 #24
if... myohmy2 Jun 15 #19
We're getting to the point that everything south of 30 degrees north latitude is uninhabitable paleotn Jun 15 #9
Central air seems like a good idea, but my old house doesn't have ducts. JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 15 #10
Same as our condo. Many neighbors have opted for ductless heat pumps karynnj Jun 15 #14
Get mini-splits LovelyStuff Jun 15 #18
This one example, just one city, makes the headline invalid and unreliable. NOLA does not represent US cities. ancianita Jun 15 #12
We replaced our central A/C unit last year Klondike Kat Jun 15 #15
It was in the 80's here in February and May saw a heat index of 109. It's only June and it feels like August already. Solly Mack Jun 15 #17
We replaced the air handler SARose Jun 15 #20
Just listened to the forecast for western NY for the coming week. wnylib Jun 15 #22
They used to build for shade and cross breezes. LisaM Jun 15 #23
BlueWaveNeverEnd............ Upthevibe Jun 15 #25
We put in a metal roof a few years ago. JoeOtterbein Jun 15 #26
I was in New Orleans last summer, it was 110 in the shade, for days. Passages Jun 15 #27
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