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Hot Spell Pushes Xcel To Near Record Power Use

Buzzing cicadas signal yet another hot August day. But it’s the scorched lawn and grinding of an air conditioner that are Brett Severson’s clue. “My A/C is running all the time — I’d guess my bill is about $400 a month,” Severson said.

08/28/2013

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Good Question: What’s The Best Temperature For Your Thermostat?

We are expected to see 90-plus degree weather over the next few days. That will have a lot of air conditioners working overtime.

07/15/2013

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AC Repair Costs Up Due To Dwindling Supply Of Freon

It may be hard to keep your cool when you hear just how much it’ll cost you to repair your air conditioning if it breaks this summer.

06/07/2012

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ AC Vs. Windows Down

Windows up or down for fuel economy? And what’s the story with those white flower food packets?

06/01/2012

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As The Heat Rises, So Does The Number Of AC Unit Thefts

The thermometer hit 90 degrees for the first time this spring, but there’s no relief from the heat for some Minneapolis residents.

05/18/2012

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