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AIR. That fluid transparent substance which surrounds our globe.
     2. No property can be had in the air it belongs equally to all men, being indispensable to their existence. To poison or materially to change the air, to the annoyance of the public, is a nuisance. Cro. Cr. 610; 2 Ld. Raym 1163; I Burr. 333; 1 Str. 686 Hawk. B. 1, c. 75, s. 10; Dane's Ab. Index h.t. But this must be understood with this qualification, that no one has a right to use the air over another man's land, in such a manner as to be injurious to him. See 4 Campb. 219; Bowy. Mod. Civ. Law, 62; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 36 1; Grot. Droit de la Guerre et de la Paix, liv. 2, c. 2, Sec. 3, note, 3 et 4.
     3. It is the right of the proprietor of an estate to enjoy the light and air that will come to him, and, in general, no one has a right to deprive him of them; but sometimes in building, a man opens windows over his neighbor's ground, and the latter, desirous of building on his own ground, necessarily stops the windows already built, and deprives the first builder of light and air; this he has the right to do, unless the windows are ancient lights, (q.v.) or the proprietor has acquired a right by grant or prescription to have such windows open. See Crabb on R. P. Sec. 444 to 479 and Plan. Vide Nuisance.

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Collier said the department has identified about 10,000 inmates who are most at risk for heat sensitivity, and 3,000 were already in air-conditioned beds.
The Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), chaired by Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, endorsed the award of a contract for starting the construction of Phase II of Air-Conditioned Bus Shelters Project.
The contract, which covers the construction of 400 air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned bus shelters, has been awarded to Right Angle Media Company on the basis of public-private-partnership (Design-Build-Operate-Transfer Model).
The main function of controlled temperature and humidity air conditioning system is to make the air-conditioned zone at constant temperature and humidity by applying different control strategies, so as to meet different industrial requirements, such as chemical laboratory, measuring and testing laboratory, process of high-tech industry, and electronic machine room.
The mixing air is processed by cooling and dehumidifying by cooling coil (C.C.), heating by heating coil (H.C.), and humidifying by humidifier (H.D.) to mix the desired state for air-conditioned zone gradually.
In these systems, the conditioned air is produced in the central air-conditioning unit (CAU) and is transported through the network of ducts to air-conditioned rooms.
* Variations of the variable-airflow system: The feature of this system is that the air enters the air-conditioned rooms with constant temperature, but the supply fluctuates depending on the variation of the load of each space.
A close look at the way the construction workers are transported across the country would reveal that even a journey on the Mowasalat public transport buses, is a luxury for a large segment of workers, as the buses operated by the government transport company are air-conditioned and provides better comfort for its passengers.
The apartments are air-conditioned and have garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and full-size washer and dryers.
Office workers accept an ambient temperature range of between 21 deg C and 25 deg C, against the air-conditioned absolutes of before.
All units are already air-conditioned in the housing areas.
The state has argued it already does enough to counter hot temperatures without providing air conditioning, such as by allowing each inmate to have a personal fan and providing unlimited ice water and allowing inmates to spend time in air-conditioned "respite" areas, such as the barbershop.