When You Turn On Your A/C, Do You Make The Street Outside Hotter?

More than you expect. Especially at night.

The latest video in our Ask Us Anything series takes a look at good ol’ air conditioners and how they affect temperatures OUTSIDE your bedroom. You might be surprised at what we found!

So kick back, turn down the A/C, and enjoy some animated science!

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