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BIA Show –The Big Show

Join Island Cooling at the BIA Show January 24-26 at the Blaisdell Center. We’ll roll out our new overheard display! For a $2.00 Off coupon and hours go to www.biahawaii.org


Island Cooling is at the REMODEL IT RIGHT, REMODEL IT GREEN EXPO August 9-11 at the Blaisedell Convention Center! Learn how a Whole House Fan can cool your home by sucking out the heat.  See the ultra-quiet and efficient Quiet Cool system of Whole House Fans on display. See the first ever Stealth 4.8 Energy Efficient three speed fan. Hosted by the Building Industry Association
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Hawaii Energy Code Revised to Include Radiant Barrier

Those folks who have installed Radiant Barrier Insulation in the past few years know how effective it is at keeping Hawaii’s Solar Heat out of the home. (For those that aren’t up-to-speed, see the SolarGuard section of IslandCooling.com). Until recently, Hawaii’s Energy code didn’t have provisions for this easy-to-install way to keep the heat out, leaving people stuck.  Fortunately, the good people at DBEDT
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BIA Home Building and Remodeling Show

From Hawaii Kai to Makaha, in Hilo and in Kalaheo, Hawaii’s homeowners are discovering the effectiveness of using a Whole House Fan to draw hot air out of a home and making living space comfortable. Join Island Cooling at the BIA Home Building and Remodeling Show January 25-27, 2013 held at the Blaisedell Exhibition Hall. This annual event is a showcase of building companies and
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Island Cooling Enjoys the Good Life Expo

Island Cooling will be exhibiting at the Good Life Expo September 28-30 at the Blaisdell Convention Center. The event is free and open to the public. This annual event provides an array of services, programs, educational workshops and additional support for Hawai`i Seniors. This three day venue showcases live entertainment with an assortment of dance performances, interesting specialty gift products that are available for purchase,
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Kona Building & Design Expo July 20-22, 2012

Have you wanted to see how the Whole House Fan works, but haven’t been able to?  The Building and Design Expo (July 20-21) at the Sheraton Keahou may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!  The event is sponsored by the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce and features ideas and products on how to make your home more comfortable, more energy efficient and sustainable.  For
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Kapolei Eat the Street and Sustainability Fair

See our New TV Spot! Airing on KHNL & KGMB

This summer Island Cooling is airing a 15 second spot on both KHNL & KGMB during the clean energy focused program The State of Clean Energy which was produced by Hawaii News Now.     The first airing is Saturday (6/9) on KHNL (channel 8 or 1008) at 6:30 pm.

Island Cooling at Home, Garden & Remodel Show

April 27-29 at the Blaisedell Exhibition Hall

How to Make Soffit Vent Holes Bigger

Photos and text courtesy of Ian Freeman, Pearl City. 1. Create a template using a piece of wood, with the guide hole in the middle and two securing screws on either side of the soffit vent.       2.  I went with 2 3/4″ holes, and a good quality Milwaukee holesaw, holesaw mandrel and heavy duty 1/2″ chuck industrial drill.  Battery kine drill may get thru
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