Here are 25 DIY air conditioners that can turn your summer into a cool and lovely moment. They are inexpensive compared to the commercial air conditioner. Aside from being inexpensive, they make use of simple materials and allow recycling of materials.
Choose one of the projects and cool the air around you. Most of the DIY air conditioners listed below are pretty much easy to build with the right materials and tools handy.
1. Homemade Portable Air Conditioner
This is a portable homemade air conditioner yet it is among the coolest you can find out there. The reason for its extraordinary coolness is because it has a fan module
2. Recycled Styrofoam Air Conditioner
This involves the process of repurposing a styrofoam cooler and a mini table fan into an air conditioner. The video tutorial started by identifying the materials needed for the project.
3. How To Make Air Condition At Home Using Plastic Bottles
This is really amazing. Here is his to make an air conditioner with two plastic bottles. Cut the bottom of the bottles leaving a tiny inch that still holds the title to the bottom. Then, drill holes around the bottom part of the bottles. At each the bottles to each side of a fan with copper wire and fill them with ice.
4. Homemade AC For Summer
Do you need an AC since summer is approaching? You need to watch this video tutorial on how to make a homemade air conditioner using a CPU fan, cooling fan, DC jack, heat sink, and power supply.
5. DIY Air Conditioner
During summer, heat is inevitable and therefore you need something to cool all the time. But sometimes commercial air conditioners are not an option because of the expensive cost.
This amazing air conditioner cost about $30. Yes! It is quite inexpensive but hopefully, it is working perfectly considering the minimal time used in the process of making it, 15 minutes!
6. Homemade Air Conditioner
The inspiration for this homemade was gotten from Geoff Milburn’s plans. But the instructor modified the plan a little bit by installing two fans into the whole project to spice it up.
One thing that is actually cool about the fan is that it works better than just being a fan. The coolness is top-notch.
7. DIY Personal Air Conditioner
Did you know you can build a personalized air conditioner from two packets of juice? This guide here is trying to show you that this is possible within a few minutes. Other materials needed for the project include a fan, a wall adapter, a female plug adapter, a glue gun, and an x-acto blade.
8. DIY Portable Air Conditioner
Building an air conditioner from a cardboard box isn't that amazing!? Other materials needed include 5 DC fans, super glue, pen or pencil, electrical scale, power bank, Electric tape, glue, aluminum foil, pen/pencil, and scissors.
9. How To Make Air Conditioner Without Ice
In this video, you will learn how to make a DIY air conditioner without using ice. Since ice is a major supplier in many DIY/homemade air conditioners, this particular air conditioner is extraordinary.
10. How To Make Powerful Air Cooler At Home
The materials needed for this powerful air conditioner include cardboard, glue gun, DC motor fan, switch, wire, adapter connector port, rectangular plastic container, 12V adapter, and L connecting PVC pipes.
11. DIY Air Conditioner Under $15
Do you have $15 and you need an air conditioner? Then, here is the best tutorial you need to purposefully turn your $15 into a functional air conditioner. Click the link to learn more.
12. How To Make An Air Conditioner
Do you want to learn how to make a mini and low-cost air conditioner? Here is the way. This video gives you information about the why and how of a DIY air conditioner.
13. Easy Homemade Air Conditioner
You don't have to spend so much on an air conditioner if you learn simple DIY techniques to build one by yourself. Here in this guide, two techniques were explored in detail. The first method involves putting salt into bottles of water and placing them inside the refrigerator to freeze them. Then, put on the fan and set the bottles in front of it.
14. DIY Air Conditioner
For this mini air conditioner, you need three important materials and make it happen for only $15. The first material is a cooler; a styrofoam cooker will be preferable because you can easily cut through it. The second is a dryer vent; you need two of these and you can get them for as low as $5 at the local hardware store. The last is a mini fan.
15. How To Setup A DIY Air Conditioner
In this guide, there are two methods of making an air conditioner. The first method requires a copper coil and fan and the second method is a fan over ice. The copper coil method involves placing a water pump at the bottom of an ice cooler, this will force ice water into the copper tube. The tube will coil to the surface of the fan and you're good to go.
This method somehow takes up much time but it is effective and lasts longer than the fan over ice method.
16. Homemade Air Conditioner
Get a cooler and mark a hole on the lid with an elbow dryer tube and a marker, then the hole using a knife or a blade. Cut another hole with these techniques. Place the elbow dryer in the first hole. Seal it with tape before moving to the next step.
17. How To Make Air Conditioner At Home
Making an air conditioner at home shouldn't be a problem again after you finish watching this video. It is the best DIY video tutorial you can watch as a beginner and at any leave you are.
18. Homemade Air Conditioner DIY
This homemade air conditioner is made from a 5-gallon bucket as the cooler, styrofoam as the liner, PVC poor, small fan, and ice. It is very easy and inexpensive.
19. $100 Homemade Air Conditioner
This $100 homemade fan is amazing. The instructor started the project by disassembling a new box fan and took out the fan. Other materials he used include a cooler, tubing, and water pump.
20. How To Make A Mini Split AC At Home
This is one of the best air conditioners for you to cool the hot air during summer. It is not very expensive and it is very easy to make. Watch the video to learn how to make your very own mini split AC.
21. Portable Air Conditioner DIY
The making of this portable air conditioner involves lining the inside lips of a cooler with plywood. Make sure it fits snugly. Then, make two holes in the plywood; one for the fan and the other for PVC exhaust.
22. DIY Air Conditioner
Here is a super simple and super cheap air conditioner anybody can make. This is how to go about it: Get an inline vent fan from the hardware store. Use a 90-degree vent pipe to exhaust the vent. Choose a preferred tub and make holes on the lid to fit the vent and the fan.
Insulate the tub using styrofoam to line the inside. Install the vent and the fan to the hole on the lid and you're good to go.
23. LittleBitty Air Conditioner DIY
One thing that makes this mini air conditioner unique is that it is capable of sensing the temperature of the surroundings.
This is possible because of the Arduino bit present in the computer fan used. Wherever the temperature of the room/ place increases to a certain level, the Arduino will sense the heat and turn on the pc fan.
24. DIY Portable Air Conditioner
For this, get a mini fan, a styrofoam box, 3 90 degree elbows, and some PET bottles.
Make holes for the fan and the 3 elbows on the lid of the styrofoam. Fill the PET bottles with salt and water, then keep them in the refrigerator to freezing. Once they freeze, place them into the styrofoam and cover it with a lid.
25. DIY Camping Air Conditioner
Do you want to go camping during summer? It is not a bad idea, you know, but the weather is bad out there. To overcome the serious heat on your tent on a summer afternoon, you needed a mining camping air conditioner.
The instructor in this video gives detailed steps and instructions on how you can make one for yourself. Have a blissful camping trip.
You've got 25 different options to choose from when you want to DIY an air conditioner by yourself. Feel free to go through the list again and make your preferred pick.