ENERGY STAR Recommends Thermostat Set No Lower Than 78 Degrees, Even During Texas SummerWhile you're away from home, ENERGY STAR recommends bumping up the thermostat to 85 degrees and at night, keep it on 82 degrees.
Hot Deal: North Texas Shopping Center, Customers Endure Broken Air Conditioning In Stores For Last 2 MonthsEmployees said they’ve called maintenance crews multiple times asking when the air will be back on, but so far have received no official response.
Air Conditioning Out In Dallas Apartment, Leaving Family In Terrible ConditionsThe high temperatures are dancing closer to the triple digits. But for one North Texas immigrant family, the heat wave is happening indoors.
Dallas County Reports First 2 Heat-Related Deaths Of YearThe 70-year-old and 63-year-old patients lived in Dallas.
'I'm Packing Up': Residents Fed Up With Air Conditioning Issues At Dallas Apartment ComplexThere is a growing frustration at a Dallas apartment complex dealing with ongoing air conditioning issues. Residents told CBS 11 a week ago that they were being forced to buy their own air conditioning units.
North Texas Restauranteur Offering Free Break From The HeatMary Perez, the owner of Enchiladas Ole, has opened her doors to offer a cold drink, a snack and air conditioning for free to anyone who needs it.
Some Dallas Apartment Residents Forced To Buy Their Own Air Conditioning UnitsResidents were told by management to buy their own air conditioning window units, and they would be reimbursed -- for half the cost.
Electric Grid Foresees Record Power Usage, Tight Reserves This SummerThe operators of the electric distribution grid that serves most of Texas foresees record-breaking electric power usage this summer.
BMW Recalls 1.4M Vehicles Due To Risk Of Under-Hood FiresBMW is recalling more than 1.4 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood.
911 Calls On Nursing Home Dying: 'Oh My God, This Is Crazy'Newly released emergency calls from a sweltering Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning to Hurricane Irma showed staffers becoming increasingly agitated by a disaster that would eventually claim 14 elderly lives.
Ex-Prosecutors Unsure If Nursing Home Deaths Involved CrimesNine patients died after being kept inside a nursing home that turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning, even though just across the street was a cool and fully functioning hospital.
Death Of 8 At Florida Nursing Home Sounds Alarms After IrmaHurricane-scarred Florida warily eyed the fate of its most vulnerable residents and emergency workers were urged to check on those in nursing homes after eight people died in a scorching facility that lost its air conditioning in the storm.
Fort Worth Officers Install AC Unit For Elderly ResidentA Fort Worth resident got to see a side of the police department that she will be forever grateful for, and it's something she will remember during the Texas heat.
Group Raises Money For AC Units For Seniors With Limited IncomeThe Dallas agency Senior Source initiated its "Beat the Heat" campaign by raising money to finance the purchase of air conditioning units for seniors with limited income.
U.S. Rep: Smuggler Semi Passed Checkpoint Before DiscoveryInvestigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is just one member of a larger organization involved in human smuggling.