Solar Cooling Systems Benton AR

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Benton Sheet Metal Inc
(501) 315-2665
510 Airlane Dr
Benton , AR
 
Dash Heating & Cooling
(501) 224-3274
12417 Cantrell Rd
Little Rock , AR
 
Doutts Refrigeration
(870) 699-4461
2585 Hwy 291 North
Prattsville , AR
 
Arkansas Renewable Energy Association
(877) 575-0379
27 Overlook Drive
Little Rock, AR
 
Viridian Energy Services
5001-227-0648
100 Gamble Road
Little Rock, AR
Services
Residential and Commercial Energy Audits

Middleton Inc - Residential Acct
(501) 847-0371
22039 I-30
Bryant , AR
 
Grisham Air Cond (GACM)
(501) 332-2837
922 Dyer St
Malvern , AR
 
Arkansas Refrig Co
(501) 888-2397
12505 Arch St
Little Rock , AR
 
Rooftop Wind Power
(501) 776-1015
25608 I-30
Bryant, AR
 
Quality Htg & Air
(870) 793-2222
2080 Harrison St Ste E
Batesville , AR
 

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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