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.

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 …

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 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!