Evaporative Cooling: Is it right for you?
Evaporative cooling works on the simple principle of evaporation. When water evaporates, the air around it is cooled. Evaporative coolers use a wicking filter to absorb water from a reservoir. Air is then passed over the water via a fan, then the cooler air is pushed into your home. But is an evaporative cooler right for everyone? Locations where the air is hot AND dry in the summertime are perfect for evaporative coolers. Even though they are sometimes referred to as “swamp