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Swamp Coolers, Air Quality & Your Health

August 17, 2020 5:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A comfortable temperature and humidity level are both crucial for maintaining good health and good indoor air quality. Much of the discussion around cooling a home or commercial building understandably centers on costs and effectiveness, but the effect of the cooling system on indoor air is also of concern. Poor air quality is not just a matter of having high levels of smog or smoke; it can be any air quality that makes it harder to function, too. Evaporative coolers, or swamp coolers, may help moderate indoor airflow and could be a great solution if you need better home cooling.... View Article

How Do Portable Evaporative Coolers Work?

August 10, 2020 6:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Summer can be a pleasant time with starry night skies, ice cream runs, a sunny beach, or a nice swim, and maybe some travel to a great vacation spot. However, when you need to stay inside, it is certainly no fun to swelter in the heat. A cost-effective and eco-friendly way to beat the heat is to use an evaporative cooler (also called a swamp cooler.) Evaporative coolers use the evaporation of water to help cool the air, adding humidity back into the air at the same time. Compared to air conditioning systems, these coolers use no chemical refrigerants and... View Article

Can a Swamp Cooler Make You Sick?

July 30, 2020 2:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Swamp coolers, also called an evaporative cooler, can effectively cool spaces with a desert climate. There are a lot of myths about swamp coolers, including that one can be bad for your health or make you sick. Here’s the truth. What is an Evaporative Cooler? An evaporative unit pushes hot air through water to reduce the air temperature. It’s a time-honored method, dating back to ancient Egypt when people would hang up damp curtains. As the breeze passed through the fabric, it would feel cooler. In some places, servants would fan jars of water to provide cooled air. Today, many... View Article

How Much are Swamp Coolers to Buy

July 14, 2020 1:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Swamp coolers, otherwise known as evaporative coolers, are excellent options to cool the air in an eco-friendly way. The southwestern climate is ideal for these coolers, due to the drier climate across the region. If you have been looking for a way to cool your home or office, you will likely want to know more about costs, from installation to maintenance, to truly understand the benefits they can bring. How Much is a Swamp Cooler? Swamp cooler prices can range from $500 up to $1600 or more. About one-third of this cost is a typical installation, while the other two-thirds... View Article

Portable Evaporative Coolers vs Portable Air Conditioners

July 6, 2020 10:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Possibly the only times that feeling hot and sweaty are expected and necessary are while doing some gratifying exercise, engaging in a fun sports activity, or digging into an outside work project. Otherwise, sweltering inside one’s home, office, or workspace isn’t very desirable. So, what’s the best way to keep cool and comfortable inside when Mother Nature turns up the heat outside? Air Conditioners vs Evaporative Coolers The two primary cooling approaches are traditional ac systems and evaporative cooling systems, often called “swamp coolers.” AC systems cool the inside of a home, office, or workspace, replacing the heated air with... View Article