Solar Cooling Systems Topeka KS

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Debackers Incorporated
(785) 232-2916
1520 E 10th St
Topeka , KS
 
Stryker Services Inc
(785) 357-1281
1440 SW 41st St
Topeka , KS
 
Santa Fe Air Cond & Refrig
(913) 856-5801
1100 E Santa Fe St
Gardner , KS
 
Hickman Heating & Air Cond
(913) 856-7730
15684 Lake Rd Suite 5
Gardner , KS
 
Comfort Systems
(316) 265-7831
3052 S All Hallows Ave
Wichita , KS
 
Custom Sheetmetal & Rfg Inc
(785) 357-6200
828 NW Buchanan St
Topeka , KS
 
Norton Sheet Metal Inc
(785) 877-3211
109 N State St
Norton , KS
 
Temp-Aire Incorporated
(620) 257-3221
214 E Ave North
Lyons , KS
 
Pestinger Htg & Air Cond Inc
(785) 827-6361
125 East Ave A
Salina , KS
 
Smith Heating & Air Cond
(785) 263-2412
318 NE 14th St
Abilene , KS
 

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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