Is it too hot for you this summer, yet too expensive to crank up your air conditioner? Well, you’re in luck! You can make your own air conditioner at home for around $15, and have a nice breeze coming in for almost 10 hours!
The DIY air conditioner can run three ways:
- Solar panel (15 watt)
- Automobile’s cigarette lighter (twelve volt socket)
All you need:
- PVC pipe
- Fan (12 VDC, 10 watt, 0.8A
- Cooler or a five gallon bucket
Place the fan face down on the lid, trace the outside of the fan, drill a hole and then take a Jigsaw and cut the hole open if you’re using a cooler lid. If you are using a plastic lid or Styrofoam lid, a knife can work just as well. Repeat the same step with the PVC pipe.
Stick a large block of frozen ice or two gallons of frozen bottled water in the cooler, then set the lid with the PVC pipe and the fan on top.
Take a look at these videos, give yourself a little afternoon project, and you are sure to have some nice air conditioning for the majority of the day!