The no-air conditioner challenge

Green Sense is calling on Hongkongers to switch off their air conditioners for 12 hours, starting at 7pm, on September 29.

Wednesday, 21 September, 2011, 12:00am

Corrosive agents not for home use, say experts

An air-conditioning technician and a chemist have warned that acidic cleansers can be risky if handled improperly and should be used only in industrial settings rather than the home.

The cleanser that dripped on people yesterday is believed to have been hydrochloric acid, a highly concentrated industrial chemical.

4 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Switch off your air conditioner and save the Earth

I haven't turned on the air conditioner although it's summer. I want to fulfil my responsibility towards society and help my family save money.

My brother can't stand hot weather. He always turns on the air conditioner in the afternoon and at night.

8 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

As mercury rises, so do sales of air cons and cold drinks

The recent summer temperatures have turned up the heat on sales of cooling products, with increases of as much 50 per cent in sales of air conditioners and a rise in sales of ice crushers and cool drinks, compared with the past few months.

7 Jun 2007 - 12:00am