Solar Cooling Systems Selah WA

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Metal Benders Inc
(509) 453-3326
2016 Fruitvale Blvd
Yakima , WA
Vance Htg & Air Conditioning
(509) 248-9450
2608 Terrace Heights Dr
Yakima , WA
Campbell & Company Inc
(509) 545-9848
2828 W Irving St
Pasco , WA
Brad & Burke
(509) 962-9871
604 W University Way
Ellensburg , WA
Advanced Heating & Cooling Inc
(360) 415-9335
1211 Ivy Rd Suite #103
Bremerton , WA
Central Mechanical Services
(509) 248-5944
619 W J St
Yakima , WA
Comfort Pro’s Heating and Air Conditioning
888-979-EXPERT (3973)
5808-A Summitview #164
Yakima, WA
Jacobs & Rhodes
(509) 783-3121
4825 W Clearwater
Kennewick , WA
Lynden Sheet Metal Inc
(360) 354-3991
837 Evergreen St
Lynden , WA
Total Comfort Solutions LLC
(509) 525-4868
2904 Melrose St
Walla Walla , WA

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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