How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 12

29th Jul 2018 Comments Off on How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 12

This post is the twelfth in a multi part series on swamp cooler repair, maintenance, and replacement. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 11, I recommend you do before continuing. Option 2: replace your old swamp cooler with a refrigerated air conditioning system It used to be the case that refrigerated air systems were simply too expensive to operate to be worth it for New Mexico homeowners. Fortunately, advancements in refrigerated air conditioning technology mean that modern units are […]

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How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 11

16th Jul 2018 Comments Off on How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 11

This post is the eleventh in a multi part series on swamp cooler repair, maintenance, and replacement. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 10, I recommend you do before continuing. Two stage evaporative coolers – “hybrid” systems Two stage evaporative coolers utilize the technologies found in both direct and indirect systems. This is why they are sometimes called “hybrid” swamp coolers. Two stage swamp coolers represent the apex of swamp cooler technology and design. The first stage of a […]

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How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 10

9th Jul 2018 Comments Off on How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 10

This post is the tenth in a multi part series on swamp cooler repair, maintenance, and replacement. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 9, I recommend you do before continuing. Direct (open circuit) swamp coolers (continued) Direct evaporative coolers are the simplest and, generally speaking, cheapest type of swamp cooler. However, they do have one large disadvantage – the high humidity of their output stream. Humidity values in the 80% range are fine when it’s very dry out, but […]

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How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 9

2nd Jul 2018 Comments Off on How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 9

This post is the ninth in a multi part series on swamp cooler repair, maintenance, and replacement. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 8, I recommend you do before continuing. Fortunately, the modern consumer has far more choice when it comes to air conditioning than folks did back in the 70s and 80s. There are direct, indirect, and two stage evaporative systems, refrigerated air systems, heat pumps, and more. But with so much choice, how can the consumer pick […]

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