How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 16

31st Aug 2018 Comments Off on How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 16

This post is the sixteenth in a multi part series on swamp cooler repair, maintenance, and replacement options, like refrigerated air conditioning. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 15, I recommend you do before continuing. Drawbacks of refrigerated air conditioning Uses more electricity – Swamp coolers use the power of evaporation to do their cooling work, which means they’re far more energy efficient than refrigerated air systems. However, modern refrigerated air technology has come a long way in efficiency, […]

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How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 15

21st Aug 2018 Comments Off on How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 15

This post is the fifteenth in a multi part series on swamp cooler repair, maintenance, and replacement options, like refrigerated air conditioning. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 14, I recommend you do before continuing. Advantages of refrigerated air conditioning (continued) Air filtration – Refrigerated air conditioning systems use HEPA filters to clean the air they blow into your home. A direct evaporative cooler, on the other hand, draws air directly from outside. This air can bring in smoke […]

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How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 14

14th Aug 2018 Comments Off on How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 14

This post is the fourteenth in a multi part series on swamp cooler repair, maintenance, and replacement options, like refrigerated air conditioning. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 13, I recommend you do before continuing. Elements of the refrigeration cycle (continued) Expansion Valve Refrigerant enters the expansion valve as a high pressure liquid. The expansions valve restricts and limits the flow of the refrigerant, dropping its pressure as it enters the “low side” of the loop. Evaporator The refrigerant […]

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How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 13

7th Aug 2018 Comments Off on How to maintain your swamp cooler, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 13

This post is the thirteenth in a multi part series on swamp cooler repair, maintenance, and replacement options, like refrigerated air conditioning. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 12, I recommend you do before continuing. Elements of the refrigeration cycle (continued) Compressor The refrigeration cycle works on a basic law of physics: when liquids change state into gaseous from, they absorb heat, and when gases change state into a liquid, they give off heat. This sounds great, but how […]

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