Yes, all of the residential cooler motors that we use are thermally protected.
What is the difference between the Aerocool Trophy and the Aerocool Pro Series?
The Trophy Series is the base model of the Pro Series. The Pro Series units come with all the extra goodies such as Power Cleaning System, Pro-Stat (Thermostat) and Winterizing Panel and the motor comes factory installed and pre-wired.
Are thermostats available for evaporative coolers?
Yes. PMI™’s Aerocool Pro Series Cooler is equipped with its own specific thermostat designed specially for that model. Additionally, PMI now offers The Nth Degree (NDS) which is UL-listed, easy to install and works with any cooler that is 115V or 230V and has up to 1 horsepower motors.
What is an UP-DUX?
Up-dux is a ceiling vent which allows the air to pass through the attic area and out through the roof vents. When the cooler comes on, the air pressure automatically opens the up-dux barometric dampers and when the cooler shuts off, the damper automatically closes.
What is evaporative cooling?
Nature’s most efficient means of cooling is through the evaporation of water. Evaporative cooling works on the principle of heat absorption by moisture evaporation. The evaporative cooler draws exterior air into special pads soaked with water, where the air is cooled by evaporation, then circulated into your space.
How do I direct the cooled air blown into my house?
Other than the direction of the vents, you can control the flow of air by opening the windows or doors of different rooms that you want to pull the air into.
Why evaporative cooling?
Evaporative cooling has gained rapid acceptance because the process relies solely on water evaporation with extremely low energy consumption to produce a significant amount of cooling. Evaporative cooling will generally pay for itself (including installation) in just a few seasons. This equates to a great investment for consumers who on the average own the same home for 5-6 years. Also …
Is there another way to exhaust the air other than leaving windows or doors open?
Yes. You may install up-dux vents to exhaust the air through your attic and out the roof vents. By exhausting cool air through the attic, you can reduce the temperature of this hot spot and make your home more comfortable. It is important to remember to provide adequate exhaust in the attic area. Provide 2 sq. ft. of relief for every …
How many windows or doors do I need to leave open?
You should open your windows until the air pressure inside the house is nearly balanced with the air outside. One method used to determine when air is reasonably balanced is to place a tissue paper against the screen in the window furthest from the cooler and adjust the opening of the other windows in the house until the tissue paper …
What is exhaust air?
The evaporative cooler draws fresh exterior air through special pads soaked with water. The air is cooled, filtered and circulated through the home. The hot, stale air needs to exit and this is referred to as “relief air”. The best “relief” design is to exhaust slightly less air then your cooler is supplying. This will ensure that your home has a slight positive …
What is the difference between Aspen pads and Rigid Media pads?
Aspen pads are made of shredded aspen wood and are approximately 75% efficient. Rigid Media pads are made of glued together cellulous material that is honeycomb in shape and the standard product is approximately 85% efficient.
What size cooler do I need?
Please visit our Sizing chart for more information.
What choices of evaporative cooling do I have?
Many different choices are available; window units, portable units, ducted roof mount units, all the way to large industrial units. There are also many types of media for each of the above cooler styles.
How much energy does evaporative cooling save?
An evaporative cooler consumes about one-quarter of the electrical energy required to operate a refrigerated air conditioning unit. You can save up to 80% on your summer cooling bill!