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Protection against wind and weather. | Bicycle storage | Take a day to do yourself and your bikes a favour with this bikeport. The costs for the bikeport are approx. £320.The following construction guide applies to solid spruce wood. Simply have the required posts, joists and roof boards (see material list) cut to size at the DIY store or by your carpenter. If you use other materials or material with a different thickness, adapt the parts list accordingly.You will find a detailed material…

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from DIY & Crafts

Effective Portable DIY Air Conditioner You Can Make for Just $8

Effective Portable DIY Air Conditioner You Can Make for Just $8 – DIY & Crafts

Very smart!!! An air-conditioner connected to it's own solar panel! lg air conditioner 2

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from Co.Exist

No More Air Conditioners: This "Skin" For Buildings Keeps The Inside Cool With Zero Energy

No More Air Conditioners: This "Skin" For Buildings Keeps The Inside Cool With Zero Energy "Researchers at the University of California-Berkeley have designed a new membrane that wraps around a building instead of walls, filled with micro-scale valves and lenses that open and close as they sense light, heat, and humidity. The facade works with no power at all--not even solar panels--and keeps the temperature comfortable and light bright inside."

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from Inhabitat

Efficient "ice battery" provides 24/7 cooling for your home

Efficient "ice battery" provides 24/7 cooling for your home. This is an article about units, not diy. These are great, (taking 5 cars off the road!), but the natural gas one still promotes fracking. Solar ice air conditioner diy maybe? :)

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from Business Insider

How to build your own air conditioner for less than $50

holes! homemade air conditioner

from Lady Lee's Home

Homemade AC Unit

Here is a simple homemade AC unit that you can build in a just a few minutes. It cost me $20 and change, and it cools a room for a good couple of hours.

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from This Old House

Adding Central Air

Informational article from This Old House on adding central air and what is involved and cost/expense

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from Frugal Living NW

10 no-cost ways to keep your home cool this summer

10 no-cost (or low-cost) ways to keep your house cool this summer

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Great tips for maintaining your AC system.

Great tips for maintaining your AC system.

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