Solar Cooling Systems North Kansas City MO

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Home Performance Services, LLC
(816) 746-0002
2614 Nw Woodland Rd
Riverside, MO
Services
Doors, Air Conditioning & Cooling, Appliance installation, Windows, Insulation
Company Information
Years in Business : 21 Years
Licensing Information
License # : No License Provided

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Foxwood Service LLC
(816) 252-1800
2035 Television Pl
Kansas City , MO
 
Cla-Co Heating & Cooling Inc
(816) 453-9993
66 C NE 69 Hwy
Claycomo , MO
 
Koch Heating & Cooling
(913) 287-9055
5500 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City , KS
 
Romved Inc / Al-Ham
(816) 461-6556
15810 E US Hwy 24
Independence , MO
 
Johnson Furnace Company
(816) 231-3434
1425 Agnes Ave
Kansas City , MO
 
Arctic Air Htg & Clg Co
(816) 436-1000
6708 N Oak Traffic Way
Gladstone , MO
 
Koehn Cooling
(785) 742-2644
1002 N 4th
Hiawatha , KS
 
Schuler Heating & Cooling
(913) 262-2969
3400 Shawnee Dr
Kansas City , KS
 
McIntosh Heating & Cooling
(816) 373-9500
4316 Washington Ave
Independence , MO
 
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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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