Editor’s note: This article was originally published ahead of the deadly 2021 heat dome.

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – As a heatwave hits the Portland metro area this weekend, air conditioning units are in low supply.

However, in the above video, KOIN 6 News Digital Enterprise Reporter Gabby Urenda put together an air conditioning unit from scratch.

The video features local items you can get in store, such as a styrofoam cooler and PVC elbows.