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There are many points raised by this book that are worth thinking about, but at the same time there are numerous problems with the logic and the conclusions. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ronald W. Garrison
This had great shipping. It's a very nice book and it's very clean. Thank you so much for this book!Published 20 months ago by JaxChoi
As a chemical engineer, I found some of the science reasonable even though I can tell from the energy balance another writer noted shows he is in over his head. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Patrick Campbell
For a book on energy issues - it is under the radar (at least for me). Very clear on the history and impact of A/C - along with possible improvements.Published on July 1, 2013 by Henry A. Bonges III
Stan Cox's exposition on why we don't need air-conditioning starts with a strange example - the hundred or so Phoenix-area Hohokam Indians that lived there without air-conditioning... Read morePublished on January 15, 2013 by George Bush
I was really excited to hear about this book. Having moved from a town dependent on air-conditioning to a town where nobody used it, I was curious to learn more about the... Read morePublished on July 3, 2011 by Z. Levin
It seems that everyone these days is going on (and on) about excessive greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, air pollution and the unsustainable lifestyle of wasteful North... Read morePublished on February 16, 2011 by Inflated Expectations
Stan Cox's "Losing our Cool" is thought-provoking. If the standard line of thinking is to take air conditioning as unequivocally good, then "Losing our Cool" reveals the down-side... Read morePublished on November 1, 2010 by James Denny
LOSING OUR COOL: UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTHS ABOUT OUR AIR-CONDITIONED WORLD (AND FINDING NEW WAYS TO GET THROUGH THE SUMMER) is the first book to address air-conditioning's past and... Read morePublished on September 18, 2010 by Midwest Book Review