During the annual festival of balloons, Albuquerque is absolutely busy, and the town is filled with tourists, then all of the hotels, motels, and bed and dinner sites are booked solid. A lot of folks travel to the area in their RV and they stay outside of the town in the desert; It’s entirely free to stay in the desert if you have your own mobile home. The desert temperatures can be quite overheated and uncomfortable, especially with no electricity and no access to central AC, but my supplier was absolutely busy this year during the festival, but outdoor temperatures were close to 90° and a lot of people had trouble with the cooling system. I had a dozen different calls from patrons that week. A lot of AC units had a hard time keeping up with the afternoontime temperatures. It was one of the warmest weeks of the year, and people weren’t ready to run the cooling system nonstopâ€¦ During the week of the balloon festival, I received $8,000 just on routine AC repairs. That amount was double the amount I made in the previous 6 weeks. One call came from a customer that was staying in their RV in the desert. The customer had a solar system setup to run the AC, but on that particular afternoon, the solar system wasn’t toiling. The customer called our Heating, Ventilation and A/C service shop to see if every one of us could help and I was happy to lend assistance. I sent a tech to the address after she finished up with a service in downtown Albuquerque.