The world is warming and our air conditioners are making it worse. Here are some less energy-intensive ways to survive the rising heat.
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How Much Energy Does NYC Waste?
While the New York metropolitan area has been deemed the most wasteful megacity in the world, New York City is considered one of the world’s greenest. But how much energy does New York City waste and what is it doing about it?
AC units have become more efficient over the years, but energy consumption during hot summer months can increase significantly, boosting both the amount of money spent on electricity and the volume of greenhouse gasses emitted in the energy production process.