What is Evaporative Air Conditioning?
Evaporative Cooling is a ducted cooling system that is situated on top of your roof with ducts connecting to key rooms (if not all of them) in your home to distribute cool air. Evaporative Cooling is the most common form of whole home air conditioning in Melbourne, because of it’s incredibly low running costs, it’s the cheapest form of ducted cooling, and you can leave your doors and windows open.
Why Would I Need An Evaporative Air Conditioning System?
Evaporative air conditioning is very suited to the dry climate of the southern states of Australia and will provide relief cooling in humid regions. These units are very suited to the Australian lifestyle. Evaporative air conditioners cool by natures very own method of evaporation and can be likened to a sea breeze. Hot outside air is drawn through water moistened filters, this air absorbs moisture through evaporation, on a ducted system, this air is blown through ducts and outlets to most rooms of a home. This moist cool air absorbs heat from the rooms and the air must be expelled through an open door or window in each room there is an air outlet or vent.
Benefits of Evaporative Air Conditioning
- Low energy use.
- Low greenhouse gas emissions.
- Low running costs.
- Moderate purchase cost.
- Cool air with increased humidity.
- Doors and windows are open.