Solar Cooling Systems Beloit WI

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Quigley Smart Company
(608) 365-6688
1344 Madison Rd
Beloit , WI
 
Hovlands Heating & A/C LLC
(608) 758-1981
4727 N Colt Dr
Janesville , WI
 
Jim Holder Company
(815) 654-7344
978 Old Ralston Rd
Machesney Park , IL
 
R & W Heating & Cooling Inc
(608) 868-3547
610 E Madison Ave
Milton , WI
 
Quality Htg & Sht Mtl Co Inc
(262) 786-4450
2840 N Brookfield Rd
Brookfield , WI
 
Fleming Htg & A/C Inc
(815) 389-2465
909 Doner Dr
South Beloit , IL
 
Hovlands Inc
(715) 832-1691
10954 Melby Rd
ChippewaFalls, WI
 
Norstar Heating & Cooling Inc
(815) 398-1969
122 N 2nd St
Rockford , IL
 
Eaton Heating & Sheet Metal
(715) 273-5589
171 W Main
Ellsworth , WI
 
Hurlburt Htg & Plbg Inc
(715) 283-4422
N6705 State Hwy 25
Durand , WI
 

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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