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Seattle found to be the largest metro area in U.S. with the least amount of AC usage

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“If it’s true that misery loves company, then Seattle is a great place to be during a heat wave. At least you know that most of your neighbors are suffering just like you.

That’s because Seattle is the least air-conditioned metro area in the nation — at least out of the 41 metros included in the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Housing Survey. As of 2015, only one of every three housing units in the Seattle area was cooled by central air or a room unit. That’s nowhere near the national average of 89 percent.”

Get the full story here.

So how do the people of Seattle stay cool? In the article, several people were polled and some of the answers are interesting to say the least. One woman, soaks her clothes in water, freezes them, and then puts them back on. Apparently, a lot of houses in that region feature windows that aren’t so friendly for supporting air conditioners.

If your AC has gone haywire, don’t resort to crazy tactics to stay cool. Call Apple Valley Eagan Appliance at 952-953-0080 to schedule a repair today!

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