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It's too hot :(

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Upgrade, May 24, 2012.

  1. MooMoo444

    Caporegime

    Joined: Jul 4, 2008

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    Location: (''\(';.;')/'')

    The sign of a true nerd, annoyed at the high ambient temps because they ruin overclocking :p
     
  2. Robbo

    Don

    Joined: Jan 2, 2009

    Posts: 53,449

    This heat is horrendous. :(

    Is there nothing like a mini air conditioning unit? I can't be doing with the big ones with a pipe out of the window. My fan is quite a good one but it's limited in the office/computer room where it's boiling!
     
  3. darkgen

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Mar 8, 2005

    Posts: 2,439

    Location: London, UK

    I've had to order up a few 18” air circulators in order to better distribute the cooled air from the aircon unit! Home office is a sweat-box at 28.4 atm ☹
     
  4. Frozennova

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Nov 13, 2009

    Posts: 11,178

    Location: Northampton

    My office is currently 32 degrees and parked in the sun.

    Debating buying a portable air con unit this evening as our house being a new build is unbearable in this heat
     
  5. MooMoo444

    Caporegime

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    Buy your super tog duvets and extra thick blankets today ready for the winter. Probably get good prices for them on a day like this one ;)
     
  6. ChrisD.

    Capodecina

    Joined: Sep 20, 2006

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    Our cool air ventilation system (which just blows warm air from outside around the office) has failed so HR have bought us all free ice creams :)
     
  7. BriT

    Mobster

    Joined: Jun 27, 2005

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    Location: Reading

    I have this one http://www.argos.co.uk/product/1816822 Keep my flat bedroom at around 21c - 22c. New build as well and have the sun on my flat for 7 hours.
     
  8. Raymond Lin

    Capo Crimine

    Joined: Oct 20, 2002

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    Location: Wish i was in New York

    I can handle the temp but drank 2L of water today and not pee once, yet I am not technically sweating. Where does it go?!
     
  9. ChrisD.

    Capodecina

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    How loud are they?
     
  10. BriT

    Mobster

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    Location: Reading

    There not quiet but not loud either somewhere in the middle, i don't notice anymore while gaming or listening to music.
     
  11. Seblirium

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    Location: Manchester

    Everybody always says that I'm a 'typical Brit' in this type of weather. Before I politely correct them by saying I like winter and I enjoy the cold. I wear shorts and t-shirt all year round, unless for work or a formal occasion. While I like how people get a bit happier and social when the sun's out, it doesn't half do my head in. Our workplaces and homes just aren't designed for 'hot' weather in this country (should have remembered that when I decided to go up into the loft yesterday! :eek:). Roll on December! :)
     
  12. ChrisD.

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    I had my Dyson fan on 10 last night which is pretty noisy, wasn't too bad once I got used to it. My bedroom was like an oven. Again, new build, so just traps the heat.

    My housemate is away in the week now so I'll probably open my bedroom door and open the loft, that helped a lot last year.
     
  13. Seblirium

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    Location: Manchester

    Are they worth the money? I've never seen one in action.
     
  14. ChrisD.

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    I would say probably not, they are good don't get me wrong but it's still £250 for a fan that isn't *that* much better from one costing less than half as much.
     
  15. Acme

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    I sweat like a pig, its disgusting... One of many reasons why I hate this weather. :(
     
  16. scorza

    Caporegime

    Joined: Jun 22, 2004

    Posts: 26,685

    Location: Deep England

    Mine's a new build as well, tbh it's no better or worse for being hot than my old 1970 terraced house. You can't keep the air in your house below the air temperature outside for very long no matter how insulated it is.

    What does annoy me slightly is that the light fitting in my bedroom is in totally the wrong place if I wanted to replace it with a ceiling fan.
     
  17. robfosters

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    Location: Welling, London

    Trying to play football manager, but my PC keeps locking up. Must be overheating.
     
  18. Raggs

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Sep 5, 2008

    Posts: 1,204

    Location: Sheffield

    cmon 30.9 c in living room now :( Bionaire floorstander fan on full blast, stuck in waiting for a bloody amazon parcel bet he comes at 9pm :mad:
     
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  19. Logsi

    Capodecina

    Joined: Oct 19, 2005

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    Location: Kernow

    Surely the Insulation should be good it keeps the heat out also? Is it thermal brick or cavity construction? 12" of loft insulation also?

    I have EWI done to my place and it keeps the heat in and heat out.

    I'm glad I went into work early at 7 this morning and left early. It was getting very hot. Not that I really mind though. Get to go for a surf afterwards and cool off!
     
  20. ChrisD.

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    I don't know, I do IT, not building/DUY stuff. :p