Solar Cooling Systems Mcallen TX

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Air Control
(956) 783-0161
2 1/2 Miles N Tower Rd
Alamo , TX
Cytech Heating & Cooling LLC
(956) 630-6645
3917 W University
Edinburg , TX
Your Painter & Remodeler LLC
(713) 494-9091
Spring, TX
Ceilings, Carpenters, Appliance installation, Additions, Bathroom remodeling, Cabinets, Basement remodeling, Barns Sheds & Outbuildings, Central Heating System, Air Conditioning & Cooling
Service Types
Residential, Commercial, Emergency Services
Company Information
Years in Business : 36 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : Texas 40998

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Daves/Efficient Systems Air Cond
(936) 336-9249
2818A North Main
Liberty , TX
A J Warren Service Co
(713) 466-6135
7514 Fairbanks N Houston
Houston , TX
JG Air Solutions
(956) 519-9593
2911 W Expressway #83
Mission , TX
South Texas Energy Audits
(956) 605-6084
723 N Tierra Dr
Pharr, TX
Energy Audits, Attic ventilation, Attic insulation

EZ A/C Inc
(210) 558-7883
7114 Oaklawn
San Antonio , TX
Long Enterprises
(972) 752-5000
16786 County Road 706
Leonard , TX
Davis Service Co
(512) 335-6579
11917 Hardwood Tr
Austin , TX
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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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