Air Conditioning Ban in Arizona

An air conditioning ban in Arizona! Has our state government lost their minds?  Not according to experts close to the story. The following is a snippet of the article posted in this morning’s Arizona Republican…

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Air Conditioning Ban Will Impact Millions of Arizona Residents

As if people didn’t have enough to deal with already, sources within the Arizona State Legislature have confirmed there will be a ban on running your home air conditioner this summer between 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm throughout Maricopa, Pinal and Gila Counties.

The Ban will affect customers of utility companies including, SRP, APS, TEP and City of Mesa according to Tom Monroe, Chief Operating Officer of the Commission for a Better Tomorrow.

Monroe confirms a “fine of up to $400 per day will be levied upon any homeowner caught using their air conditioning system while the ban remains in effect.” According to Monroe, the ban will begin on May 15, 2024 and could remain in effect through the Fall of 2025.

A fine of up to $400 per day will be levied upon any homeowner caught using their air conditioning system while the ban remains in effect. – Tom Monroe

“We just don’t have the capacity to provide everyone in the impacted areas enough power to satisfy the power needs of our aging power grid,” said Ellie O’Leary with CBT. Who is the CBT you ask, and what gives them the authority to enforce an air conditioning ban in Arizona?

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Well we’re glad you asked on this rainy 1st day of April, otherwise known as April Fools Day!

That’s right, you fell for it! You even clicked through and scrolled down to read more from our fake article! Don’t fret, it was all in good fun and nobody is really trying to enforce an air conditioning ban. There is no Tom Monroe with the Commision for a Better Tomorrow and Ellie O’Leary is just another made up name! We hope we put a smile on your face today though! Happy April Fools Day Friends!



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