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Re: today

FWIW, I agree completely with Marge...we only have one or two small
window a/c's in the worst of the summer heat and only in the bedrooms
for sleeping. The rest of the time, it's ceiling and box fans, for the
breeze they provide but also because they help push the humid air out of
the house and keep things drier, which in the 100% humidity of our Iowa
summers is most important.

We set some of the box fans facing in to the house and the ones in
windows located opposite of them face out to create cross drafts that
rid the house of humidity. In the absence of all that wetness I can
stand 90+ degree weather just fine.

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Thu 07/22, Marge Talt < mtalt@hort.net > wrote:
From: Marge Talt [mailto: mtalt@hort.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 02:49:10 -0400
Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
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