So what is Evaporative cooling and how does it work?

11.10.2019

So what is Evaporative cooling and how does it work?

An Evaporative Cooling system is an efficient solution for cooling your entire house, it works on the simple principles of evaporation.

Evaporative cooling involves an external unit that sits on the roof and is connected by ductwork to a series of outlets providing fresh air all throughout your house. how dows evaporative cooling works

Here we will demonstrate how it works in 4 simple steps:

So what is Evaporative cooling and how does it work?
  • Warm outside air is drawn into the evaporative cooler through wet filter pads by the ventilation fan
  • The warm air passing through the wet filter pads makes the water evaporate. The heat needed to cause the evaporation is expelled, creating cooler air
  • The ventilation fan then directs the cool air through the ductwork into the rooms through the vents
  • Windows should be opened sufficiently so that air flows steadily out to maintain a suitable balance and ensure the system functions at peak efficiency

Why and when Evaporative cooler needs servicing?

So what is Evaporative cooling and how does it work?

 You may not be aware but evaporative coolers collect a lot of dust and pollen. This build-up of dirt and grime clogs up the unit and blocks the filter pads, causing possible problems with the water pump and other components, and blockages within the water distribution and drain system. As a result - less cooling efficiency throughout the house.

 The general recommendations to ensure maximum efficiency may range from checks on an annual basis to having the cooling system checked every 2-3 years, depending on the brand and model. The best is to refer to the owner’s manual. Also, it might be worth checking the system after the first year it was installed, just to ensure everything has been set correctly.

 Maintenance is recommended to be performed before the summer season to keep cool and comfortable through the summer months.

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What should be included in Evaporative cooling service?

So what is Evaporative cooling and how does it work?

The service includes cleaning the unit and ensuring that the system is operating at maximum efficiency, it also allows any minor problems to be detected early. 

Also, any Maintenance or Repair works on the Evaporative Cooling system should be carried out by appropriately Qualified and Licensed Service Technicians to ensure the job is done right in the first place.

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Below is the list of our Standard Servicing Procedure:

So what is Evaporative cooling and how does it work?

CLEAN COMPONENTS

  • Wash filter pads thoroughly - remove all dust and other debris. Check for any damage.
  • Clean the internal water tank thoroughly

CHECK OPERATION AND SETTINGS

  • Check the fan blade and fan motor operation
  • Test the correct operation of the solenoid inlet valve
  • Check float valve operation and water level setting
  • Test operation of the water pump
  • Test the drain valve is functioning correctly
  • Check there are no water leaks either internally or external to the cooler
  • Inspect dropper box and roof flashings for any rust or damage

TEST SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

  • Test the water distribution across filter pads for even and complete saturation
  • Check for adequate airflow from the outlets
  • Provide a detailed report on the completion
  • Advise customer on the best practices to achieve maximum cooling efficiency

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How much it costs to service an Evaporative cooling?

1 cooling banner no infoOur flat rate Price to service Evaporative cooling in Melbourne:

 

Single-storey house - $280 incl GST

 

Double-storey house - $350 incl GST

 

*** Fixed price does not include repairs. If repairs are required, the time to fit parts and the cost of parts are not included in the fixed price. Offer available in metro Melbourne area only. Prices on single- and double-storey dwellings are subject to work safety requirements.

 

WE SERVICE AND REPAIR ALL MAJOR EVAPORATIVE COOLING BRANDS

 

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Why our Customers choose us

We are local Heating & Cooling technicians based in Keilor
Appropriately licensed and insured
We've got an extensive knowledge in servicing & repairs of Heating & Cooling systems
Our vehicles are stocked with common spare parts for all major Brands 
We deliver what we promise and always offer honest professional advice to our Customers

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6 Steps How to increase the Efficiency of Evaporative Cooler :

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  • Whenever possible start the cooler early to prevent the build-up of heat within the house
  • It is essential to provide the required amount of ventilation by opening external windows and doors when operating the cooler
  • Use blackout curtains or blinds to reduce the impact of direct hot sunlight shining on windows
  • On days of high humidity, your evaporative cooler works best with the fan ON high and perhaps the pump turned OFF
  • Service your cooler regular, the system relies on the flow of air through the filter pads, so the cleaner they are the better the airflow
  • If moisture is building up on tiled or hard surface areas, ensure that airflow from the outlets is directed across the ceiling rather than down towards the floor