Solar Cooling Systems Kearney NE

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Thurston Heating & Air Cond
(308) 234-2533
21 E 24th St
Kearney , NE
 
Budget Htg & A/C
(308) 832-1216
310 N Colorado
Minden , NE
 
Eustis Plumbing & Heating
(308) 486-3391
204 Wright
Eustis , NE
 
Pfeffer Service
(308) 345-5547
RR 1 Airport Rd
McCook , NE
 
Flynn Heating & Air Cond
(402) 359-2213
232 NW St
Valley , NE
 
Axmann Heating & Air Conditioning
(308) 627-5253
945 West Walnut Street
Pleasanton , NE
 
Heinen Electric
(402) 923-1145
27469 467th St
Humphrey , NE
 
Superior Deshler Company Inc
(402) 879-4749
1221 E 3rd St
Superior , NE
 
Benes Heating & Air Cond Inc
(402) 783-2046
5580 W Mill Rd
Raymond , NE
 
Apollo Heating & A/C
(402) 291-5808
114 W Mission Ave
Bellevue , NE
 

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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