What To Do When It’s Hot As Hell Outside

By Virginia Ibarra
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The weather gods are mad at us, maybe it’s Trump’s constant allegations that there is no such thing as climate change, or maybe just a super tough nudge to encourage us to REALLY start saving water and energy whilst trying to survive out here. Whatever it may be, make sure you survive this blistering heat by doing the following:

First thing’s first: Learn proper energy-saving etiquette. Sure, turning on five fans might sound like an amazing idea in scorching weather but unfortunetly it’s an idea that everyone has at one point, it will lead to a blow out. Instead, go to a local coffee shop, mall or library and hang. Oh, and don’t suddenly decide that you now is the time to wash a load of laundry. Wash at night or early in the morning to conserve energy.

Image via Swell

Hydrate yourself: Make sure you have access to water at all times and sip it constantly. If you’re the type to forget, download the Waterlogged app that will remind you every hour. It also might be a good time to purchase a Swell water bottle to keep your water icy all day long.

Learn the symptoms of a heat stoke vs. heat exhaustion:

Memorize this chart, it’s worth it.

Go remote: Office AC got busted? Settle into your new temp office, of the likes of The Semi TropicThe Line Hotel, and The Park Creative. Use their AC and fast internet services, free of cost.

Go for a Swim: Avoid the long drives by sticking to your local pools because no one wants to get stuck on a freeway with a sauna for a car.

Downtown: The Standard Downtown LA and The Ace Hotel

Image via The Standard

The Standard Hotel, Downtown LA

550 S Flower St,  90071

Image via The Ace Hotel, LA

The Ace Hotel, Downtown LA

929 S Broadway, 90015

East LA: Glassell Park and Griffith Park Public Pools

Glassell Park Pool photo by Erica L. of Yelp.

Glassell Pool

3704 Verdugo Rd. 90065

Photo of the Griffith Park Public Pool by Charles B. via Yelp

Griffith Park Pool

3401 Riverside Dr, 90027

Santa Monica: The Annenberg Beach House

Image via The Annenberg Beach House.

Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Highway, 90402

Hollywood: The Mondrian Hotel

Image via suitereligion.com

Mondrian Los Angeles

8440 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, 90069

(323) 650-8999

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