Solar Cooling Systems Durango CO

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Holt Sheet Metal Incorporated
(970) 247-5375
220 S Sky Ln
Durango , CO
sustainable balance system
(970) 946-8871
531 E. 3rd Ave.
Durango, CO
SolarWorks! LLC
(970) 382-2624
270 East 8th Ave.
Durango, CO
Solar PV, Solar Thermal, wind, boilers, in-floor heat

Sam Ainsworth & Co
(970) 352-2117
1452 - 9th St
Greeley , CO
American Air Htg & A/C
(970) 686-6086
561 E Garden Dr Unit F
Windsor , CO
Fahrenheit Enterprises LLC
(970) 884-7600
320 N Mountain View Dr Suite 2
Bayfield , CO
Sustainable Balance Systems
(970) 946-8871
531 E. 3rd Ave.
Durango, CO
Solar electric and solar thermal, radiant heating, mechanical control room installation

Federal Heating Incorporated
(303) 934-7832
175 S Federal Blvd
Denver , CO
Chacon Htg & Clg LLC
(303) 403-4345
2731 W Short Pl
Denver , CO
Comfort Air of Grand Junction LLC
(970) 254-1170
746 Scarlet Dr
Grand Junction , CO

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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