Solar Cooling Systems Marlborough MA

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A & J A/C & Heating
(508) 881-4554
174 Elliot Street
Ashland , MA
 
Muirfield Mechanical Svcs LLC
(978) 263-7130
80 Littlefield Rd
Boxborough , MA
 
Acton Refrigeration Inc
(978) 486-4656
241 Taylor St
Littleton , MA
 
Needham Oil & Air LLC
(781) 444-3600
355 Rear Chestnut St
Needham , MA
 
Keyes North Atlantic Inc
(617) 964-6180
459 Watertown St
Newton , MA
 
The Bonazzoli Corporation
(508) 875-3182
885 Waverley St
Framingham , MA
 
Coan Inc
(508) 653-5050
196 W Central St
Natick , MA
 
Ayer Oil Co Inc
(978) 772-2031
25 Westford Rd
Ayer , MA
 
Central Air Systems Inc
(781) 899-7110
38 Yetten Ter
Waltham , MA
 
Advanced Energy Concepts
(508) 791-1115
151-2 Southbridge St
Auburn , MA
 

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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