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How to Make a PVC Swamp Cooler

Summer is in full swing and if you are anywhere dry you know the advantages of using swamp cooler

Evap Cooler with PVC

technology. This revolutionary idea is built on the principle of evaporative cooling. When water evaporates, it pulls heat from the surrounding air, which has a cooling effect. Evaporative cooling typically requires less energy than vapor-compression air conditioning, and many swamp cooler designs use far less electricity than standard A/C. Since swamp coolers rely on the evaporation of water to cool off the air, they don’t work very well in humid environments. They work best in areas where the air is very dry, in which case they can also improve the quality of the air by adding water vapor. In our case we decided to build the guts of this swamp cooler using PVC pipe, fittings,