Trying everything I can do to beat the heat

Oh how I wish my apartment had central air. I never thought I would say that because I have always enjoyed the warm weather, that is until about two years ago. No one told me that as I aged I would become so intolerant to the heat. Now it seems that anything over seventy five degrees is too hot. I have considered the possibility of moving but have no way to do that either. If you were to visit me at my place on a really hot day you would probably laugh at the lengths I go to when trying to cool off. Aside from standing in a cool shower I have fans running everywhere and even have a cooler full of ice with a fan blowing across it. Searching sites like Pinterest to find a DIY hacks on cooling my place off as well. Addition to my landlord on many occasions to ask if I can have a variance so that I can put in a small window air conditioner. He always tells me the same thing, “if I let you do it then I have to let every other tenant do it as well”. I really don’t see the issue with tenants having their own air conditioner so long as they are paying their own energy bills but apparently he said it is too much of a drain on the electrical system. He says that if everyone were to turn on their air conditioners at the same time it would blow all of the fuses and caused a major problem with the electrical grid. I will have to continue my makeshift cooling for now.


a/c worker