EcoCooling have provided their evaporative coolers for GO Outdoors, a leading retailer in outdoor equipment and clothing.
In hot weather, some of the in-store mezzanine levels registered temperatures in excess of 35 °C, making conditions uncomfortable for both customers and staff.
They wanted to install a green, low cost alternative to air conditioning and assessed a number of different technologies and manufacturers.
EcoCooling Evaporative cooling is a simple method of cooling air without using refrigerants, a direct evaporative cooler, using wetted filter pads, cools air by bringing it into contact with water.
Water then evaporates into the air stream and cools it.
Evaporative coolers use the completely natural process of evaporating to cool air rather than the energy intensive compressors used in air conditioning systems.
They also work as part of a mechanical ventilation system, ensuring fresh air is brought into the building, avoiding any stuffiness and recirculation.
In addition to the more natural ‘feel’ of fresh air cooling, evaporative cooling is considerably cheaper to run than air conditioning in the moderate climate zone the UK is located in.
The performance of evaporative cooling is dependent upon the temperature of the air and the relative humidity. The higher the temperature and the lower the humidity the greater the cooling.
Saving energy with the evaporative cooling system means, that not only are the annual operating costs lower, but GO Outdoors will save 50 tonnes of carbon per year compared to air conditioning systems.
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