Posts Tagged: air conditioning
A building with window air conditioners, which are not as efficient as heat pumps. (Photo: David Crockett, via Shutterstock)
OPINION: Unlike states like Texas and Florida, where only 1% of homes lack A.C., roughly a quarter of California homes are not equipped with central cooling. Studies show that the access to cooling in homes is highly correlated with heat-related mortality – and low-income households are less likely to have the cooling they need to stay safe.
The state Capitol's East Annex. (Photo: State Department of General Services)
A fight is brewing in the Capitol – about the Capitol. It’s all about plans to build a new Visitors Center beneath the domed West Wing and demolish the 68-year-old East Annex, replacing it with one of three proposed buildings.