Homemade AC

Have you ever been stuck in a hot and humid dorm room with no AC? It can be a terrible experience but with a few cheap materials you can make your own AC in as little as 5 minutes.
The main concept of the idea is to have ice directly behind a fan which cools the air that is sucked into the fan, giving you a pleasant, cool breeze. The idea is convenient and can be used be any college student if they are without Air Conditioning.


Fan, plastic bottle, Sauder iron, Scissors, Zip ties, Ice

OPTIONAL: Create 3D bottle w/ holes and lid already made

Step 1: Step 1

The first thing you want to do is find a plastic bottle (Preferably 16oz bottle) and put around ten, half inch holes on the top portion of the bottle on the sides.

Step 2: Step Two

Attach the bottle to the fan with zip ties holding it in place.

Step 3: Step 3

Place ice into the bottle and allow fan to suck cold air out to create a nice cool breeze.

Step 4:



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    4 Discussions


    2 years ago

    So where do you get the Ice from?


    2 years ago

    agreed good idea. You will be saving electricity.... Now make one that don't use electricity☺☺


    2 years ago

    This is a great idea, especially if you live in the south where it gets warm well before they'll turn on the AC to the building!