With triple-digit heat in the forecast for at least the next few days North Texans are truly appreciating air conditioning, but with the hot weather comes an increase in a/c repair rip-offs.
An advocacy group has sued the Texas prison system blaming 13 inmate deaths since 2007 on hot conditions in units without air conditioning.
Copper thieves are creating more than a nuisance for the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District.
Duncanville police say they have caught the men responsible for stealing copper from several locations throughout the city, including eight school buildings.
An air conditioning repairman remained hospitalized Friday afternoon after getting burned while working on the roof of a Fort Worth food market.
Keeping healthy and safe in the North Texas heat can be challenging. But imagine trying to do it without air conditioning. More than 300 tenants at one North Texas apartment complex are facing that challenge.
The price to stay cool just went through the roof. But it’s not the energy bill, it’s the coolant used in air conditioning units: The cost of freon has tripled in the past six months.
A North Texas family has filed a federal lawsuit against the state, after a man died in a prison that didn’t have air conditioning. Larry Gene McCollum suffered heat stroke last summer, while serving time at the Hutchins State Jail in Dallas.
On Monday, CBS 11 News found a number of parents who found creative ways to reduce their electricity consumption. Most simply took advantage of someone else’s electricity .
To help those who need relief during the extreme heat the Salvation Army has set up more than a dozen cooling stations across North Texas.
If the air conditioning unit at your home was manufactured before 2010 expect a common summer repair to cost up to triple the usual amount.
Do you remember those hot days last summer and the sound of the air-conditioner running almost non-stop? You might be surprised to learn that the hottest month might not equal the highest energy bill of the year.