Sweat streams down Rob Bushprnr’s face as he struggles under the morning sun to bend the copper piping in a North London backyard that will soon be attached to a brand new air conditioner.
According to government and market research company estimates, less than five per cent of homes in the U.K. have air conditioning. But as temperatures rise in the country’s second serious heat wave of the summer, so does demand for the cooling units, Bushprnr says.
“People keep calling all the time,” he said.
Bushprnr has been installing AC units in London for eight years but said in the last three years
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