86. Keep the car AC on low (when in DC).

Let’s sing on high about ‘Keeping the car AC on low … (when in DC).

When in DC, ‘Keep the car AC on low’… and behold - it doesn't have to feel like a Highway to Hell. 

To help you ‘Keep the car AC on low (when in DC)’, here’s a simple 2-step process:

  1. Wear more light colors before you change into Back in Black.
  2. ‘ouvrez la fenetre’ and blast your favorite 80s Australia band.

Our Future self recalls how our mom used to keep the AC temperature so low that it Shook Me All Night Long. So our Future Self wants to pre-warn everyone that when we ‘Keep the car AC on low (when in DC) it can be done without feeling out of luck or shudderingly Thunderstruck.

P.S. - It’s been reported that Corporate Housing Companies help ‘Keep the car AC on low (when in DC)’ by offering furnished housing options so close to your work that you may not even need a car with AC (when in DC). Even without AC in DC, you won't feel lost or like you're running out of Air Supply. We mean, Hells Bells, with your car windows down, and the AC in DC down, you will find that you're never lost (in love).

Why does this ‘Future You’ Series exist? What’s it about?  

  1. Promote easy, quirky sustainable practices that are NOT preachy, or guilt-ridden and without a focus on the ‘saving the planet’ (hint: the planet is going to survive no matter what we do). 

  2. A playful post of simple ways to sorta improve our lives, and the lives of those we love. Also improve our future lives… by taking playful action today. 

  3. Still reading? Cool. We think you’re amazing and full of joyful zest. 

This series is based off ‘105 Simple Sustainable actions’ - from Stephane Omsanski’s article in Parade from 2021.



86. Keep the car AC on low.

Blasting the AC has big, environmental impacts on your mileage and gas usage. Whenever possible, keep it low.