Solar Cooling Systems Houma LA

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Precision Air Services LLC
(985) 223-0038
115 Westview Dr
Houma , LA
Crispino Air Cond Inc
(985) 868-8423
834 Vice Rd
Houma , LA
Guidrys A/C & Refrig Service
(985) 537-6795
4307 Hwy 1 Suite B
Raceland , LA
Air Conditioning Ambulance Ser
(504) 467-1400
20 Veterans Bl Suite 101
Kenner , LA
Dependable Air LLC
(985) 542-9950
13156 Old Genesse Rd
Tickfaw , LA
Davids Htg & Air Cond Inc
(985) 868-3164
3206 Stephanie St
Houma , LA
Coastal Mech Contractors
(985) 876-6187
318 Venture Blvd
Houma , LA
S & M A/C & Heating LLC
(985) 515-5660
26309 Athan Brumfield Rd
Franklinton , LA
Walters Sheet Metal Inc
(337) 239-4579
15824 Nolan Trace
Leesville , LA
Defelice Elect Htg & Clg Inc
(985) 693-3700
13338 W Main
Larose , LA

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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