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What’s More Cost-Effective, Swamp Cooling or Air Conditioning?

August 31, 2020 6:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

 How Evaporative Coolers Use Energy An evaporative cooler system uses the process of evaporating water into the air. This works very effectively in low-humidity areas. This can be a very energy-efficient way of cooling a space. These systems are sometimes referred to as swamp coolers. This system works by cooling outdoor airflow that passes over water-saturated pads. The water is then evaporated. Once it has passed through, the air is 15-40 degrees cooler and can be directed into the space being cooled. As the cooler airflow is being pushed into space, warmer air is then pushed out through windows. When... View Article

How Much Does it Cost to Run a Swamp Cooler All Day?

August 24, 2020 6:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Swamp coolers are an option for many homeowners.  This article will help you understand how they work and costs associated with their operation.  Swamp coolers are more often used in states where the weather is drier such as Arizona, Utah and Nevada.  But how do they work? How Swamp Coolers Work Swamp coolers use a process called evaporative cooling, meaning that it uses moisture to cool the air.  It takes warm air, puts it through wet evaporative cooler pads to produce cool air.  This air is then circulated through the home by a blower motor and vents.  The swamp cooling... View Article

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