Solar Cooling Systems Lorain OH

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Energy-1 Heating & A/C
(440) 246-5440
1854 Oberlin Ave
Lorain , OH
 
Gross Plumbing Inc
(440) 324-9999
6843 Lake Ave
Elyria , OH
 
Luxury Heating Co
(440) 366-0971
5327 Ford Rd
Elyria , OH
 
Climate Tech Inc
(440) 327-1833
7900 Root Rd Suite A
North Ridgeville , OH
 
Design Air Heating & Cooling LLC
(216) 214-0945
15874 Agnes Blvd
Brook Park , OH
 
JD Indoor Comfort Inc
(440) 949-8758
4040 Colorado Ave
Sheffield Lake , OH
 
Lorain County Htg A/C & Plbg
(440) 322-3500
633 W Broad St
Elyria , OH
 
Stack Heating & Cooling
(440) 937-9134
1431 Lear Industrial
Avon , OH
 
Conway Heating & Air Cond
(440) 333-3500
20500 Lorain Rd
Fairview Park , OH
 
Solitaire Htg & Cooling Inc
(614) 875-5740
1998 Harrisburg Pike
GroveCi, OH
 

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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