Solar Cooling Systems Muncie IN

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Coovert Htg & A/C Inc
(765) 282-7393
1705 N Granville Ave
Muncie , IN
Paul Gustin Building Services
(765) 779-4623
2493 East US Hwy 36
Markleville , IN
A R S Inc
(317) 630-2100
25 Woodrow Ave
Indianapolis , IN
Becht Htg & Clg
(812) 285-6841
222 W 6th St
Jeffersonville , IN
Lechlitner Plbg & Htg
(574) 862-2605
919 E Waterford St
Wakarusa , IN
Detail Heating & Air
(765) 425-6472
116 Norfolk Dr
Alexandria , IN
Keith Broyles Plbg Htg & Clg Inc
(765) 529-8827
938 E County Rd 300 South
New Castle , IN
Control Tech Htg & A/C
(317) 873-5445
1200 Parkway Dr
Zionsville , IN
Westphal Sht Mtl & Htg Co
(219) 663-0053
1940 E North St
Crown Point , IN
Klentzer & Klentzer Inc
(765) 884-1075
201 S Adams Ave
Fowler , IN

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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