Solar Cooling Systems Lawrence KS

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Chaney Incorporated
(785) 843-1691
930 E 27th St
Lawrence , KS
 
A & H Heating & Cooling
(785) 594-3357
1717 College St
Baldwin City , KS
 
Plains Heating & Air Cond
(785) 890-2914
1104 Main
Goodland , KS
 
Norton Sheet Metal Inc
(785) 877-3211
109 N State St
Norton , KS
 
Ott Electric Inc
(785) 562-2641
810 Broadway St
Marysville , KS
 
River City Heating & Cooling Inc
(785) 423-3968
1120 E 23rd St
Lawrence , KS
 
A.B. May Company
(913) 383-2222
2017 W 104th St
Leawood , KS
 
Koch Heating & Cooling
(913) 287-9055
5500 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City , KS
 
Craig Bain Service
(785) 798-3779
403 S School St
Ness City , KS
 
Plumbing & Heating Unlimited
(785) 448-3576
1002 W 4th Ave
Garnett , KS
 

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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