Tag: comfort

How to Make Sure Your Baby Is Comfy When Using the Air Conditioner

If you’re a new parent or will soon become one, you definitely know that a major part is worrying about your baby’s well-being, comfort and health. Parents have long struggled with the elusive magic method to make sure a baby sleeps through the night and isn’t too hot or cold – why is it important and how does thermal comfort play such a key role?

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Hong Kong’s Relationship with Air Conditioning? A Love/Hate One!

Since we’re all about finding out what makes people comfortable and how we all use our AC, we recently decided to check this thoroughly and run a survey among over 600 respondents in Hong Kong, our home base!

Want to know what we found? Read on!

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How To Solve Spring Weather Troubles with Air Conditioning

Can you feel it yet? That’s right – Spring is definitely coming. With warmer temperatures, higher humidity and more frequent rain, we will see everything blooming and get to enjoy all the fun outdoor activities we’ve missed all Winter! The concept of Spring seems so appealing that we often forget about the “headaches” this season brings along.

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3 Easy Ways To Lower Your Energy Bill

Wasteful AC use is caused largely by, well, wasteful AC habits. But these habits are not entirely a fault of the user. Current AC units are limited in the comfort they provide and often times a user does not understand their AC well enough to engage modes that provide indoor comfort more effectively. In an upcoming post, we’ll explore the reasons why ACs are insufficient at maintaining thermal comfort in greater detail. But for starters, here are a few you may be able to identify with: Continue Reading

Introducing: The AC Series

Imagine it’s mid July in Hong Kong and you’ve just gotten home after a commute that involves a ten minute walk (uphill) from the packed train you just disembarked. You were reasonably cool in the confines of your office but now that you’ve stepped outdoors and walked a bit, you’re uncomfortably drenched in sweat.
Thankfully the discomfort is easily remedied by pressing the “Power” button on the remote control of one of your most beloved appliances: the air conditioner. In minutes, you feel waves of chilled air sweep over the room. You stop sweating, feel less irritable, and internally thank whoever created the wondrous cold air machine. Continue Reading

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