How To Turn A Fan Into An Air Conditioner – Simple DIY Project


I don’t know about you, but I rely on my air conditioner to get me through the summer months. There’s nothing worse than being uncomfortably hot, especially at night when you’re trying to sleep. If you don’t have air conditioning in your home or if your unit suddenly quits on you, you’re going to want to know about this quick and easy DIY project.

To make your own air conditioning unit, you will need:

A box fan

2 copper coils

Some zip ties

1/4″ compression unit


Clippers or scissors

Some plastic tubing



To see how to make this project, simply click on the video below. This project is quite inexpensive (especially when you consider the costs of air conditioning systems), and will keep you cool in a pinch on an unbearably hot day. If your home feels like it’s sitting on the equator, pour yourself a cool drink and you’ll be ready to tackle this user-friendly project!