Solar Cooling Systems Westwego LA

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Metairie Heating & Air
(504) 733-5558
1501 Edwards Ave Suite 2
Harahan , LA
 
Cool-Air
(504) 733-1569
5560 Pepsi St
Harahan , LA
 
A J Barcias Htg & A/C Inc
(504) 736-0761
761 Central Ave
New Orleans , LA
 
Metro Air Cond & Htg
(504) 341-8922
2104 Stoneridge Ln
Marrero , LA
 
Huguet Sheet Metal Works
(504) 888-3584
4449 W Metairie Ave
Metairie , LA
 
General Htg & A/C
(504) 488-0826
3500 Monticello Ave
New Orleans , LA
 
Crescent Refrig Inc
(504) 861-7538
1999 Hickory Ave Suite 203
Harahan , LA
 
Energy Specialists Inc
(504) 737-7230
91 Orchard Rd
River Ridge , LA
 
Keiths A/C Htg & S/M Works
(504) 340-1166
4012 Cypress St
Marrero , LA
 
Calcotes Heating & A/C Inc
(504) 469-1717
2401 Piedmont St
Kenner , LA
 

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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