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Old 08-01-2013, 07:34 PM  
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Originally Posted by Drywallinfo View Post
If one lives in a very small apartment they may set up their own AC unit with some frozen containers of ice in a cooler with a fan blowing over them. The ice will melt, absorb heat, and cool and dry the air. This could also work well in a bedroom. Of course you need a little electricity to run the fan (but very little), and you need to either buy the ice or have a deep freeze to make it.
You could use blue ice for this. Just have enough on hand that some can be in the freezer while you are using the others.

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It's in the mid 90s up here. I leave my ac set to 72 during the day with the furnace fan set to on. Keeps the cool air flowing. I have a nice north exposure so sunlight isn't a big deal, but have blackout curtains on all my Windows except the kitchen.
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