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Snow could reduce need for air conditioning

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) A recent UBC study shows that snow cleared from winter roads can help reduce summer air-conditioning bills.The UBC study, a computer modelling exercise, found directing a building's air handling units through a snow dump -- snow collected and stored from winter road clearing operations -- can reduce the need to use air conditioning during warmer parts of the year.
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