Mini Poll Results

How Conditioned Is Your Air?

How do you generally prefer to keep cool in a St Louis summer?
  • 75%
    Air conditioning: all day, every day, everywhere
  • 21%
    Air conditioning, but only on the hottest days
  • 1%
    No air conditioning at all. Fans, pools, shade, ice buckets, cold showers, skimpy clothes
  • 1%
    Travel
  • 2%
    I love the heat! Bring it on!
When the electricity goes out, what is your preferred activity?
  • 20%
    Wait patiently until the electricity is restored
  • 36%
    Wait impatiently until the electricity is restored
  • 18%
    Go to a home where there is electricity
  • 2%
    Tweet at @AmerenMissouri
  • 13%
    Light some candles and pretend it is the pre-Edison/Tesla/Franklin era
  • 5%
    Go outside
  • 5%
    Go to the movies
  • 1%
    Sleep in my office
What is the temperature (F) of the space in which you are answering this question?
  • 4%
    In the 90s or higher
  • 5%
    In the 80s
  • 84%
    In the 70s
  • 7%
    69 or lower
Do you know someone who does not have air conditioning at home?
  • 14%
    Yes
  • 4%
    Yes, but that situation is temporary
  • 82%
    No
Do you know someone who does not have air conditioning at their indoor workplace?
  • 25%
    Yes
  • 75%
    No
Who is the person in your household who controls the thermostat most of the time?
  • 73%
    I am
  • 18%
    Someone else is
  • 8%
    No one does
  • 1%
    No thermostat
Do you generally run the air conditioning in the summer when you sleep?
  • 94%
    Yes
  • 4%
    No
  • 1%
    There is no air conditioning where I sleep
  • 1%
    I am asleep now! ZZZZZZ!
Do you think that every classroom in the St. Louis region should be air conditioned?
  • 87%
    Yes
  • 13%
    No