The heat is forced air and the AC is a swamp cooler
. The ductwork is not sheet metal, it is a round foil-wrapped product.
It is hard enough working outdoors in the heat without worrying about my four-legged friend, so Yogi has been treated to a Swamp Cooler
Jacket to keep her cool.
Our accommodations were hotel-like and adequate: two single beds in a room with its own bathroom, swamp cooler
, a small desk, two crosses, one with a rosary, linens and bedding.
(Learn about a new kind of "swamp cooler
" at http:llgoo.gl/kpdyfy.) You can also achieve this type of cooling via lower-tech methods, such as hanging a wet sheet over an open window or door to catch the breeze coming through, or situating a fan to blow air across salted ice or frozen water bottles.
"We will promote 10 percent off filters if you buy a case, and we also offer a volume discount on swamp cooler
pads," she says, adding that the store offers a huge variety of filters.
Summers--ran a hose for the swamp cooler
. Cicada song singer.
Those in particularly arid climates might also consider installing a swamp cooler
(which cools outside air by running it over cold water) as a cheaper alternative to A/C.
When I was a kid living in the desert, our house was cooled by a "swamp cooler
." It worked by rotating a drum containing fabric baffles through a water trough while a fan blew air through the baffles.
* Direct evaporative cooling, as in the typical evaporative cooler (sometimes called a swamp cooler
), outdoor air is contacted with water reducing the temperature from the dry-bulb temperature to a lower temperature approaching the wet-bulb temperature.
But by using it instead of a swamp cooler
they are reducing their water use by hundreds of gallons a year--a good decision in a desert climate.
The swamp cooler
portion of the unit then keeps the airplane cool for the approach/taxi/shutdown, even after the ice has melted.
. If you live in a hot, dry climate, an evaporative cooler (often referred to as a swamp cooler
), may be the cheapest, most effective and most environmentally friendly way to cool your home.