heat http://wwno.org en Love NOLA: Summertime And The Living's Air-Conditioned http://wwno.org/post/love-nola-summertime-and-livings-air-conditioned <p>When it comes to summer in New Orleans, I feel a lot like Goldilocks.</p><p>Now calm down people.&nbsp; I’m not talking about donning a blonde wig and sleeping in a row of bears’ beds.&nbsp;</p><p>I haven’t done that in years.</p><p>What I AM talking about is air conditioning.&nbsp; Specifically, finding the right temperature for your home during those looooooong summer months when New Orleans turns into one big oven.</p><p>The way I see it, you have three choices.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 21:38:17 +0000 Brett Will Taylor 37505 at http://wwno.org Electric Fans May Do More Harm Than Good In A Heat Wave http://wwno.org/post/electric-fans-may-do-more-harm-good-heat-wave Assuming you can't spend a heat wave bobbing up and down in some cool body of water, the next best option is to hunker down inside with air blowing on you, right?<p>Preferably it's from an air conditioner set on arctic chill.<p>But if there's no AC, then an electric fan would be the next best thing, wouldn't you think?<p>Well, it turns out health experts aren't so sure about electric fans. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 17:33:00 +0000 editor 15699 at http://wwno.org