I am genuinely outdoorsy. As soon as the weather gets nice, I am outside in the sunshine. I adore walking, reading, tanning plus just now working outdoors. In the summer season I basically get up plus stay outside until it gets too dark. Because I spend all of the hot season outside, I don’t even bother with cooling equipment. This always shocks people. In the Spring plus summer season I don’t use any form of a/c. I don’t even use portable or window AC. All I have in our beach house is a small window fan that I occasionally turn on at night. In the north, the hot weather is different. Southerners have to deal with moisture in the air quality. The moisture would then form mold on the walls, ceiling plus plumbing fixtures. In the north it is just a dry heat. I can deal with a hot beach house with no issue. I am hardly in it at all. Since I don’t spend anything on cooling, I use all that extra currency plus justify our heating choices. I have hydronic heating stretched throughout the house. I have a boiler method in the basement plus piping hooks to it. The pipes then are installed within the flooring of our entire house. The water is heated by the boiler plus flows through the pipes. That hot water is what creates hydronic heating. Yes, it was an fancy method to install plus to maintain. But, when I don’t factor in any cooling costs, the heating method is satisfactory. I would way rather have quality heating plus no AC anyday.