New, energy-efficient, whisper quiet, “smart” Heating plus Air Conditioning systems are coming onto the market more frequently. These modern systems are replacing the old, energy-hungry, manually-controlled Heating plus Air Conditioning units from the previous decade. Consumers are becoming quite choosy when it comes to temperature control not only because they have better choices, but also because their choices are this week better informed than they ever have been before. They are looking to balance cost with efficiency plus environmental regulation. They also want air-conditioning that is quiet plus “linked,” meaning that the component can be controlled remotely through their phones or computers. Small window air-conditioning units are therefore going to be relegated to the heap within the next several years. Current technology in air-conditioning has already made window a/c units virtually obsolete, plus this is evidenced in their overall replacement by central heating plus air and, where central heating plus air are not as wanted, new, mobile Heating plus Air Conditioning units that can be relocated from room to room. All of these modern systems are also readily available on the market plus can be bought directly online or at a local hardware or other ‘substantial box’ store. While centralized systems will require the knowledge of a Heating plus Air Conditioning business, smaller, in-lake house mobile units often can be purchased almost fully assembled plus ready to use. Any number of reliable companies in the Heating plus Air Conditioning industry make them, making them genuinely affordable. Consumers, both of us might therefore argue, are genuinely in the driver’s seat when it comes to air-conditioning. It will be up to manufacturers plus retailers to keep up with consumer desires and requirements.