Solar Cooling Systems Arden NC

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Smoky Mountain Heating & Air
(828) 298-5131
4 Fairview Rd
Asheville , NC
 
Aire Serv of Western North Carolina
(828) 645-7340
325 Weaverville Road
Asheville , NC
 
Asheville Geothermal Inc.
(828) 712-6786
PO Box 18757
Asheville, NC
Services
Geothermal HVAC Systems

Smoky Mountain Heating & Air
(828) 298-5131
4 Fairview Rd
Asheville , NC
 
Settle Htg & A/C Inc
(704) 481-1788
2221 South Post Rd
Shelby , NC
 
Bullman Heating & Air
(828) 658-2468
10 Red Roof Lane
Asheville , NC
 
Green Brothers Solar, LLC
(828) 280-7287
8 White Ave
Asheville, NC
Services
solar thermal, Solar PV, Radiant floor, Training

Sundance Power Systems, Inc.
(828) 645-2080
11 Salem Hill Rd.
Weaverville, NC
Services
Solar Electricity, Solar Hot Water, Radiant Floor Heat, Wind and Hydro Power for Residential and Commercial Systems.

King Mechanical Services
(336) 983-6533
118 S Main St
King , NC
 
Earleys Heating & Air Conditioning
(828) 859-9216
1141 S Trade St
Tryon , NC
 

Solar Cooling

It's a bit of a strange idea to think of using the sun to cool your home or business, but in fact, absorption cooling was the first type of air conditioning. Absorption cooling is still practical for remote homes in places where there is an excess of heat energy available. A home in the desert would be an ideal place to use absorption cooling via solar energy.

In absorption cooling, heat drives the system, instead of electricity. Two basic types of systems are:

  • single-stage systems, which are driven by any warm fluid (not necessarily water) heated to between 180 and 250 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • two-stage systems work at around 140 degrees Fahrenheit. These can use low temperature solar energy to "pre-heat" the air. A high-temperature energy source (e.g. natural gas or oil) is used in the second cooling stage.

Desiccant coolers are the other very popular style of solar cooling. Desiccant coolers remove moisture from air. This does not actually cool the air but reduces the humidity, making it seem cooler. These are often used in combination with other types of solar coolers such as vapor compression or evaporative, which really do lower temperature.

  • vapor compression cooling uses solar thermal energy to operate a Rankin cycle heat engine.
  • evaporative cooling uses a mechanical device that takes the heat from the outside air and uses this to evaporate water held in pads inside the cooling unit. This 'sucks' heat out of the air and the cooled air is blow...

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