An evaporative cooler cools the air by the evaporation process only. Unlike other air conditioning systems, evaporative cooling does not use mechanical ventilation or fluid collection. This means that an evaporative air conditioner does not require the same maintenance and operation methods that forced air conditioning machines need. The system is designed to cool the air quickly and lowers the temperature of the surrounding environment. In other words, when a machine is running, it is doing exactly what it is intended to do.
The main benefit of evaporative cooling systems is that they are extremely economical. Some models are as little as two hundred dollars and can be purchased for use in any room. They are especially suitable for industrial and commercial settings as they do not involve heat to cool the air.
Another benefit is that these cooling systems provide a natural cooling system to a room. Since the primary requirement of an evaporative cooler is to reduce the temperature of the surrounding air, it provides a natural and comfortable temperature for the people placed in the unit. The amount of heat or moisture circulating within a room is reduced, which keeps the temperature more stable and comfortable. In the summer, the unit will lower the air temperature, and in the winter, it will draw the warm air back into the cooling system.
Because these units cool the air without mechanical ventilation or fluid collection, they are more suited to heating and cooling needs than other cooling systems. However, these units do require professional installation. These professionals will carefully construct the evaporative air conditioner and ductwork to provide the best results. Once the professional installation is complete, the evaporative cooler will need to be regularly maintained to prevent damage to the components. However, the system does not require extensive maintenance.
Evaporative coolers require regular cleaning because dirt and grease can collect on the inside surfaces. Using detergents to clean these surfaces will create a breeding environment for bacteria and mould. Regular cleaning of these surfaces will also prevent damage from occurring to the electronic controls of the unit. Clean the evaporative cooler by removing all objects from its working space. Before this process is complete, the professional installer will shut the power to the unit to ensure acceptable indoor air quality is maintained during the cleaning process.
While evaporative coolers have many benefits, they can sometimes be difficult to install and maintain. For areas where there is no available hot water or natural gas source, these coolers may not be an option. However, many areas have a source of either of these utilities, and these cooling options can be combined with other cooling options to provide a consistent fresh air source. The evaporative air conditioner may prove to be more effective in some areas than some of the other cooling options currently on the market.