Evaporative cooler


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Evaporative cooler

Energy-efficient cooling system in which a fine mist of water is evaporated, lowering the air temperature. Evaporative coolers are most appropriate in dry climates, because they add humidity. Also known as a swamp cooler.
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attached to thermocouples located in the evaporative cooler as indicated by letter I in Fig.
In Laredo, evaporative coolers (a low-technology air-conditioning device that cools and humidifies air by drawing it from outdoors through a continually wetted screen) were less prevalent, a greater proportion of houses had intact screens, the average distance between houses was greater, and fewer persons lived in each house (Table 2).
There is no argument that rigid media evaporative coolers are simple to use and save tremendous amounts of energy.
EER in evaporative coolers is defined as the ratio of sensible heat removed from the space to the electrical power consumed by all components in the evaporative cooling system, including the fan power and pump power for water recirculation.
CANTON, Ohio, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans suffering through the summer heat are turning to the new waterless Air Cooler PLUS for air cooler comfort without the swamp cooler odor produced by water-based evaporative coolers.
In the desert southwest, many homes use evaporative coolers (locally known as swamp coolers) instead of standard air conditioners.
Psychrometric bins were created for various combinations of four different cooling technologies, including DX, the air-side economizer, the direct evaporative cooler, and the multistage indirect evaporative cooler.
The wet channel is effectively a Direct Evaporative Cooler, which ideally humidifies the air to its wet bulb temperature [t.
PowerCold's BreezeMaster(TM) evaporative cooler and DesertMaster(TM) desiccant clean air system are the initial products on the online system.
Figure 2 is a schematic of the integral IEC heat exchanger that uses its scavenger-side surface as the evaporative cooler or "cooling tower" with thermal performance shown for this type of IEC product.
Boy Scouts of America - Grant funds provided by The Principal will be used to assist in the purchase of an evaporative cooler for the Phoenix-area Heard Scout Pueblo Camp.