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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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Quiet Cool Fans get an Upgrade

Island Cooling’s highly efficient Whole House Fan just got better. Sucking the heat out of the home already makes the Whole House Fan one of the most energy efficient ways to cool down, but as of 2012 they got better still.  Upgraded motor technology means that new fans are using as much as 33% less energy than before, which means homeowners can save even
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Still Time to Apply for Rebate for 2011 Whole House Fan Purchase

Did you set aside, or forget to to send in your rebate application for a Whole House Fan  purchased last year?  Don’t worry, Hawaii Energy is still accepting rebate application for fans purchased in 2011.   For a limited time, you can send in your overdue application and Hawaii Energy will process it for a $75.00 rebate.  But hurry, this offer is only good
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Looking for More Product Reviews?

Starting Feb 2012 Island Cooling testimonials are now available on YELP! and Facebook.


Island Cooling Brings the Breeze to the BIA Build it Green Expo

From Hawaii Kai to Makakilo, 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. Island Cooling, Hawaii’s Whole House Fan and natural cooling company, will be demonstrating Whole House Fans at the Building Industry of Hawaii sponsored Build it Green Expo, Jan 28-30, 2012. Homeowners will see the
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Take the Hawaii Clean Energy Pledge

Island Cooling, Hawaii’s number one distributor of Whole House Fans, is partnering with the educational web site Hawaii Clean Energy Pledge to encourage simple steps for saving energy. During the month of May 2011, one lucky energy pledger will receive a Whole House Fan for their home! Visitors to the site can take a short pledge committing them to conservation in use of hot
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