29 Jun '15, 5pm

DIY: Beat the Heatwave by Making Your Own Air Conditioner

You’ll need a fan, some tubing for the water to run through, a water pump, some twist ties (or zip ties), a cooler, water and some ice. The assembly is simple — the first step is to remove the front grate on the fan and affix the tubing with the twist ties. Then you attach the tubing to the water pump, fill the cooler up with water and ice, stick the pump in and press go. Voila! Some cold respite from the heat without the electricity bill — and green guilt — that you’d have with an AC unit. For more detailed instructions and some trouble shooting ideas head over to Instructables , where they’ve got all the directions posted, along with some helpful photos. And stay cool out there!

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