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Is Running a Swamp Cooler Cheaper Than Running the AC?

March 26, 2024 4:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When it comes to staying cool during the hot summer months, many homeowners are faced with the decision of whether to run a swamp cooler or an air conditioner (AC). Both options have their benefits and drawbacks, but one of the main factors homeowners consider is the cost of running each system. In this blog, we will take an in-depth look at whether running a swamp cooler is cheaper than running an AC. Understanding the Differences Between Swamp Coolers and AC Before we delve into the cost differences between running a swamp cooler and an AC, it is important to... View Article

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What Are the Limits of Evaporative Cooling?

March 26, 2024 3:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Evaporative cooling is a highly effective and energy-efficient method of cooling a space, particularly in dry climates. Using natural evaporation to lower the air temperature, evaporative coolers can provide a comfortable indoor environment while consuming much less electricity than traditional air conditioning systems. However, like any cooling system, evaporative cooling also comes with its limitations. In this blog, we will explore the various limits of evaporative cooling, including its disadvantages and challenges that users may encounter. The Cooling Limitations of Evaporative Cooling Evaporative cooling relies on the principle of heat absorption through evaporation. As water evaporates, it absorbs heat from... View Article

The Differences Between Residential and Industrial HVAC Systems

January 1, 2019 9:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most people know that there is a difference between industrial and residential cooling needs, but are unclear on the exact differences between residential and industrial HVAC service and systems. Understanding a little bit more about the differences between these two types of HVAC systems and services can help you know what to expect the next time you need to get service for your home or business. Residential HVAC systems Residential HVAC systems typically consist of two parts. This split system features an external unit, or condensing unit, and an indoor unit, also known as the air handling unit. The external... View Article

How Exactly Does Evaporative Cooling Work?

July 15, 2016 6:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Using Mother Nature to efficiently cool our homes may seem like a fantasy to some people. In actuality, basic scientific principles of evaporation have been cooling for thousands of years. “Windcatchers” were used by the ancient Egyptians and Persians to cool their homes by sucking in cool air in and expelling warm air from their homes. Today, an updated form of that technology is still widely popular in arid climates. Evaporative coolers in Phoenix, AZ basically cool your home just by harnessing Mother Nature’s technology. The first thing to know In the natural world, air moving over water causes it... View Article