Solar Cooling Systems Menomonie WI

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Halverson Brothers Inc
(715) 235-0651
1020 Broadway St N
Menomonie , WI
Hurlburt Htg & Plbg Inc
(715) 283-4422
N6705 State Hwy 25
Durand , WI
Dons Plumbing & Heating
(608) 372-4219
1003 E Clifton St
Tomah , WI
Action Heating
(414) 291-5400
1418 W Saint Paul Ave
Milwaukee , WI
High Tech Htg & Air Cond Inc
(608) 839-5066
2395 County Rd Bb
Cottage Grove , WI
Rays Metal Work LLC
(715) 962-3601
319 E River St
Colfax , WI
Action Plumbing Inc
(608) 837-3638
899 S Bird St
Sun Prairie , WI
Mezera Heating & Air Cond Inc
(608) 326-2911
123 N Ohio St
Prairie Du Chien , WI
Wulf Brothers Incorporated
(920) 743-5587
155 E Walnut St
Sturgeon Bay , WI
Schaffners Plumbing & Heating
(608) 687-3321
38 N Main
Fountain City , WI

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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