At Trends, we nerds love a boring biz that mints cash. So we’re bringing the, er, cool hot topic of air conditioning up (nerds who also need to work on their party jokes).

It’s likely not top of mind given that we’re approaching midwinter in the Northern Hemisphere, but the summer heat will be back — and it’s only getting warmer

Interest in air conditioning in the US doubled last summer and, unlike previous years, isn’t dropping off.