The dash thermometer in the car read 91 degrees at noon. When I got home, in mid afternoon, the infra-red thermometer on the shaded porch lied to me: 98 degrees. I think the battery needs replacing in the readout from the porch.
This was a wonderful time to have had an A/C stop producing anything cool. Night before last, the one in E's bedroom had done just that. Next day, we called the place where we bought E's A/C. They did not have a unit similar to his available.
E slept in the (cool) spare room last night, which has a daybed that is waaay too short for him. He slept on the floor on the wall-to-wall carpet, an area rug, two folded sleeping bags and a folded blanket. He said he was comfortable. The cat was upset. She doesn't like change.
I called Scott Appliances . . . this morning. This afternoon, a truck drove up with a replacement, reverse-cycle A/C and it was installed in the wall, in about an hour. Well, maybe two hours. Scott's was less expensive than the quote from the other vendor, which had been for straight cool only, no reverse-cycle. Plus, Scott's took away the body of the dead A/C.
E doesn't know it has been done.