Air Conditioning: Stay Cool This Summer Without It

alternatives to ac
alternatives to ac

It's 105 degrees outside and your air conditioner is on the fritz. The window unit is spewing out hot air. Maybe you never got around to installing the air conditioner in the first place -- you always had luck getting a breeze just by opening up your windows except, as luck would have it, this summer.

Or maybe the idea of an AC unit is a violation of your green lifestyle? But today is one of the summer's most sweltering days and you're miserable...

Well, here's what you can do to prepare your home and yourself for the record-breaking heat -- all sans air-conditioning.