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Lisa0825 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-14-09 09:29 PM
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6. Tulane did a study on the system...
http://www.coolnsave.com/index.php/Scientific-Analysis-...

I don't really care if I get back the money I have spent. I spent $25 on the shade and $100 on the mister. If they both only shave off a few degrees combined, it may at least make my house a little more comfortable during peak hours. I REALLY need insulation, but that is an expense I could not afford this season, as my job was very iffy.

Once I feel secure in my job, insulation and then new windows are next. The insulation will likely pay for itself in a moderate amount of time. The windows will be expensive, but they will give the added benefits of looking better and giving more home security. So it's all good.
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  -Has anyone tried Cool-n-Save? Lisa0825  Jun-01-09 08:37 PM   #0 
  - Thank you for this link  elizfeelinggreat   Jun-10-09 01:47 PM   #1 
  - I ordered it last week. I got the confirmation that it was shipped today.  Lisa0825   Jun-10-09 09:55 PM   #2 
  - Sounds like a cross between an evaporative cooler and a misting system..  marybourg   Jun-11-09 12:52 AM   #3 
  - Can't use evap coolers down here.  Lisa0825   Jun-14-09 05:56 PM   #4 
     - I think the shade is a good idea, the mist maybe not so much.  marybourg   Jun-14-09 08:26 PM   #5 
        - Tulane did a study on the system...  Lisa0825   Jun-14-09 09:29 PM   #6 
           - I think there are tax rebates on both insulation and windows  marybourg   Jun-14-09 10:16 PM   #7 
           - yeah, but first you have to be able to afford the work! LOL nt  Lisa0825   Jun-15-09 08:21 AM   #8 
           - If you own your home, Obama has an insualtion Pprogram going on right now, part of  robinlynne   Oct-24-09 10:55 PM   #9 
           - What color is your roof?  kristopher   Nov-16-09 12:25 AM   #10 
  - How did this work out for you last season?  WhiteTara   Jun-17-10 06:35 PM   #11 
  - I'd like to know too  supernova   Jun-18-10 12:41 PM   #12 
     - my water does too, but  WhiteTara   Jun-18-10 06:48 PM   #13 
        - Do you mind if I ask  supernova   Jun-18-10 07:09 PM   #14 
           - We bought American Plumber  WhiteTara   Jun-19-10 09:47 AM   #15 
  - I don't think it made much difference, unfortunately.  Lisa0825   Jul-04-10 07:57 PM   #16 
     - thanks for the update  WhiteTara   Jul-09-10 04:22 PM   #17 
 

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