Solar Cooling Systems Hot Springs National Park AR

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Huchingson Htg & A/C
(501) 623-2311
303 3rd St
Hot Springs , AR
 
Reliable Air LLC
(501) 922-3284
3925 N Hwy 7
Hot Springs Village , AR
 
Air Pro of Arkadelphia Inc
(870) 245-6427
1414B N 10th St
Arkadelphia , AR
 
Huchingson Htg & A/C
(501) 623-2311
303 3rd St
Hot Springs , AR
 
Jim Brown Construction Co Inc
(870) 425-5775
Hwy 5 N
Mountain Home , AR
 
Grisham Air Conditioning
(501) 525-2665
209 Buena Vista Rd
Hot Springs , AR
 
Grisham Air Cond (GACM)
(501) 332-2837
922 Dyer St
Malvern , AR
 
Air Experts
(870) 246-7171
141 Club
Arkadelphia , AR
 
Pearce Htg & A/C
(501) 327-3781
1108 Deer St
Conway , AR
 
Floyd Heating & AC Inc
(501) 728-3236
3655 Hwy 16
Pangburn , 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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