Statistics indicate that home-owners in the United States spend at least $15 billion per year on air conditioning in their homes. The widespread use of air conditioners in the United States has a negative impact on the natural environment. Research indicates that conventional air conditioners are using up at least 5% of all electricity produced in the United States.
In addition to that, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy estimates that 140 million tons of carbon dioxide into the environment. Subsequently, carbon dioxide contributes to climate change and warmer temperatures. As global temperatures are getting warmer, the demand for air conditioners is likely to grow even further. For environment conscious people, this is a worrying trend. With solar air conditioning, however, there is a glimmer of hope.
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