Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Evaporative Coolers’ Category

How to Shut Down Your Evaporative (Swamp) Cooler for Winter

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Evaporative coolers (sometimes known as swamp coolers) are really common in our area because the typically-dry air actually makes them an ideal cooling installation. With too much humidity in the air, they won’t work properly, but in our climate, they tend to be efficient, durable, and the ideal cooling installation.

But when winter comes, you must get your evaporative cooler ready in order to prevent freezing, mold, and damage to the system that may mean more work and money for you in the spring. This also helps your evaporative cooler to last longer. Here’s what you should do:

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Is It Worth It to Convert Your Swamp Cooler?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Swamp coolers, also called evaporative coolers, have long been a popular choice for AC systems in homes in New Mexico.

In our area, the dry climate means that, for most of the year, water can evaporate into the air with ease. And that’s how your swamp cooler works—evaporation. Air blows over a damp pad, and warm dry air becomes cool moist air as the water evaporates into the air.

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Get Ready to Start Up Your Swamp Cooler

Monday, April 25th, 2016

It’s been an exceptionally long spring, and you might not have had much use for your evaporative cooler (swamp cooler) yet this season. We are just about to get ready to start up a bunch of our clients’ swamp coolers for the summer, so we’d like to overview the process for those who may require this service. If you need help starting up your swamp cooler this spring, give us a call!

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