Solar Cooling Systems Marshalltown IA

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Kapaun & Brown Incorporated
(641) 753-3563
1002 W Lincoln Way
Marshalltown , IA
 
Rick Crawford Electric
(641) 483-2817
2316 Fairman Ave
State Center , IA
 
New Providence Hardware
(641) 497-5213
401 W Main
New Providence , IA
 
Swanson Hardware Incorporated
(641) 377-2684
409 Main St
Colo , IA
 
Wentziens
(641) 473-2542
121 Main St
Lincoln , IA
 
Ethington Htg & Clg Inc
(641) 753-5525
816 N 3rd Ave
Marshalltown , IA
 
B & G HVAC
(641) 473-3500
104 Gould St
Gladbrook , IA
 
Scharnweber Water Cond Inc
(641) 484-3923
701 S County Rd
Toledo , IA
 
Baxter Oil Company
(641) 227-3105
312 E Buchanan St
Baxter , IA
 
Hardon Hardware
(641) 484-3222
114 W 4th St
Tama , IA
 

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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