Solar Cooling Systems Douglasville GA

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Assured Comfort Htg & Air Inc
(770) 942-1938
7085 Hwy 78
Winston , GA
 
Arch Aire Inc
(770) 575-1429
3595 Hiram-Douglasville Hwy S-102
Hiram , GA
 
J D Ferguson Co Inc
(404) 763-3240
1298 Central Ave
East Point , GA
 
Reeves Htg & A/C Co Inc
(770) 428-1109
545 Glover St SE
Marietta , GA
 
Rainwater Htg & A/C Inc
(770) 445-9978
2160 Hiram-Acworth Hwy
Dallas , GA
 
Arctic Circle Air Inc
(770) 904-3102
4850 Golden Pkwy
Buford , GA
 
Aire Serv of West Metro Atlanta
(770) 783-9230
1836 Carrolton Villa Rica Hwy #313
Villa Rica , GA
 
Peachtree Htg & A/C-West-Svc Exp
(770) 458-0181
1000 Cobb International Suite H
Kennesaw , GA
 
D & L Heating & Air Inc
(770) 423-3364
1658 Old 41 Hwy
Marietta , GA
 
Powers Heating & Cooling
(770) 834-2648
565 Ringer Rd
Carrollton , GA
 

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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