Katie Partners with Carrier for National Air Conditioning Day

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Today is National Air Conditioning Day! And while it's no secret that there’s a lot of unique holidays to celebrate, this is one that I think we can all get behind. When we ponder our most practical technologies the most obvious ones come to mind like our smartphone, laptop and wifi, but can you really imagine how different things would be without AC?!

Well, let me get right to the point. A man named Willis Carrier invented  modern air conditioning on this very day in 1902. Since then the powerhouse company with this namesake, "Carrier" has continued to construct air conditioning devices that are more efficient and affordable. As someone who is all about practical technologies that improve daily life, I am honored to partner with the Carrier team.

During this month I had the opportunity to conduct a media tour "Hottest Gadgets to Keep Cool." Obviously, Carrier was showcased first with the unit that they unveiled earlier this year at the Consumer Electronic Show. Their new 42 SEER is one “hot” commodity. First, if you are aware of the basic AC stats, you know that a typical home unit usually has a 14 SEER system while  window units are typically 10 SEER. So, when I tell my friends that Carrier is 42 SEER they can’t believe it! Not only is the unit incredibly powerful, it is also crazy efficient and easily installed into nearly any space. It’s perfect for a room addition, garage conversion, man cave, etc. Another perk, it’ll connect seamlessly to a smart thermostat and provide best in class occupancy sensors to ensure low operating costs. It was a fun tour as you can see in the video below!


I would also be remiss not share the amazing philanthropic work that the Carrier team has been doing in Indiana with Habitat for Humanity. Carrier has been a very supportive partner with Habitat, donating hundreds of air conditioners. This year in the annual big build (which is in one select city) Carrier is outfitting over 25+ homes!

In select Carrier homes they are using a variety of methods such as ductless, geothermal and their infinity system to showcase the variety of options available to fit the needs of all kinds of home owners.

So, if you learn one thing today perhaps it’s this "cool" guy (pun intended) Willis Carrier invented a lil’ thing called modern AC!

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Posted on July 17, 2018 and filed under On Air.

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Katie's Top 7 Gifts for Dad this Father's Day

Make it the best father’s day ever with cool gadgets and legit socks dad will actually wear! Hooking you up with some of my top ideas as shared on The DA Show on CBS Sports Radio.

Sound Caddy – Golf Club Bluetooth Speaker

FORE! This Bluetooth speaker is designed to travel with you right inside your golf bag alongside your clubs.  The attached tee spike will slip the speaker right into the tee holder on the dash of dad’s cart, or he can use the ground spike to take tunes directly to the tee box! Weather resistant, a massive 10 hours of battery life, and it’s a bonus charging block with two bonus USB ports to plug in your devices. Note—the shaft is removable for storage. 

Cold Brew Coffee Maker and Carafe

If you’re pops is a fan of cold brew, this all-in-one unit has his name all over it. This gadget creates the perfect cold brew in 12-24 hours, using your favorite ground coffee, no batteries or wall outlets required! The coffee steeps in the top, then when you’re ready, just hold the button down to drain your brew into the insulated, detachable carafe.

Hover Helmets

Dad will be excited to show his team spirit by proudly displaying the Hover Helmet! A half-sized version of your NCAA or NFL team’s officially licensed helmet floats magically and rotates indefinitely once plugged in.

Socks for Pops

Dad will surely get a laugh out of these sarcastic socks, that he’ll ACTUALLY want to wear! Pick from designs that declare; “Do I look like a team player?”, “Worst gift ever!”, “Adult in training.”, and lots more.

T-Rex Sprinkler

The entire family will be excited to find T-Rex roaming through the backyard this summer! This inflatable T-Rex sprinkler will have kids running around with one of the most terrifying predators to ever walk the earth, and at a gigantic 7 feet tall, its big enough for mom and dad to get in on the fun!

Sleep Sheperd Blue

Science constantly reminds us how critical a good night's sleep is – and yet millions of Americans continue to struggle at getting enough ZZs. Sleep Shepherd Blue helps you to fall asleep using soothing binaural tones. Then once you are asleep it helps to track and analyze your sleep in real-time with brainwave sensors and biometric feedback. You can use this data to retrain your body to get the most optimal night's sleep.

*I work and partner with Sleep Sheperd.

The Grooming Barrel

Win “Favorite Child” this Father’s Day with this gift for dad! The Grooming Barrel has everything he needs to keep his look fresh; 6 manly soaps, hair wash, shaving cream, face wash, solid cologne, hand balm, and after shave balm… and its all packaged in a cool wooden barrel!

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