Solar Cooling Systems Ogden UT

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Barlow Company Inc
(801) 621-2726
1325 W 3380 S
Ogden , UT
 
Jerrys One Hour
(801) 528-9770
950 W Kershaw St Unit L
Ogden , UT
 
Wayne T Smedley & Associates
(801) 544-4480
857 N Marshall Way Unit D
Layton , UT
 
Welch Heating & Air Cond
(801) 969-3477
4774 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City , UT
 
Comfort Tech
(801) 226-7878
536 S Commerce Dr
Orem , UT
 
Jerrys Heating & Air Cond Co
(801) 782-9751
3155 N Highway 89
Ogden , UT
 
Mountain Air Cond & Heating
(801) 773-7171
1805 W Riverdale Rd
Roy , UT
 
High Country HVAC Inc
(801) 292-9841
1306 N 1700 West
Farmington , UT
 
Aire Expresso Htg & Clg
(435) 843-4482
10 Garnet St Suite 6 Bldg 669
Tooele , UT
 
Ralph Ponds Plumbing & Radiant
(801) 295-7989
189 N Hwy 89
North Salt Lake , UT
 

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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