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Energy-Efficient Cooling Alternative

Energy-Efficient Cooling Alternative

cooling service in MissouriAmerican Services commercial Heating and Cooling installation in Jefferson County knows that a quiet, energy efficient alternative to traditional air conditioning in commercial buildings has been developed and is known as  Radiant Cooling.

This cooling process has been designed as a passive system. Radiant cooling uses off- peak electric power at night, minimizing the need for energy draining air conditioning operations during daylight hours.  This provides the flexibility in downsize chiller units, completely eliminating the need for individual air conditioning units.

The Radiant cooling process makes use of the energy storage capacity of concrete floors for the purpose of cooling the commercial
unit. In this cooling system, energy  moves to the cooled surface, thereby lowering ambient air temperature. Radiant cooling helps eliminate the drafts and temperature fluctuations commonly associated with traditional HVAC installed systems.

Radiant cooling is also effective in areas where high-glazing  and solar gain could be a concern. Radiant cooling is especially effective in avoiding problems with mold and allergens spread by forced-air systems. This makes Radiant cooling systems a perfect application for hospital and healthcare environments.

Radiant cooling systems offer many great advantages. They can be combined and work with existing HVAC  systems already in place to conserving energy during peak hours. Radiant systems offer the ability to accurately control and vary temperatures throughout the commercial installation.

Key Benefits
– Energy savings average from 17 percent in cold ,humid climates to 42 percent it warm dry climates.
– Effective for building designs incorporating large glass surfaces
that carry high direct solar loads
– Allows you to establish a centralized location for the control system and mechanical equipment simplifying installation operation and maintenance
– Systems can be designed to transfer heat away from one area of a building to another.

Efficient Commercial Cooling Alternatives

Efficient Commercial Cooling Alternatives

cooling and heating installation in MissouriAmerican Services Heating and Cooling services in Collinsville knows that there is an energy efficient alternative to traditional air conditioning in commercial buildings. Radiant cooling is a comfortable, quiet system designed to be passive, using off peak electric power at night. This reduces the need for energy intensive HVAC air conditioning during the day. In addition radiant cooling offers the ability to downsize chillers and eliminate individual air conditioning units.

One advantage of radiant cooling is making use of the energy storage capacity of concrete floors for cooling a commercial structure. When a radiant cooling system is used, energy moves toward the cooled surface, thereby lowering air temperature.

Temperature fluctuations and drafts found in traditional HVAC systems are eliminated by radiant cooling technology. It is especially effective in high glazing areas where solar gain can be an issue.

Radiant cooling systems provide several options for offering ultimate comfort while also providing energy efficiency.  One type of radiant system can both heat and cool; additionally in some climates in North America the system may do both throughout the day. Some designs can even transport heat from one side of the building to the other. Because of the fact that radiant surfaces are often cooled just a few degrees below the desired indoor air temperature, there are many options for cooling sources such as night fluid cooling, hydronic loops and indirect evaporative cooling.

Advantages of radiant cooling systems;

– Eliminates the need for individual air conditioning units
– No draft or temperature swings for the ultimate in comfort
– Centrally located mechanical equipment offers simplified maintenance and ease of operation
-Thermal energy storage in the panel structure, walls and partitions that are exposed, helps   reduce peak loads for optimal energy efficiency
– Eliminates fans and blowers which disperses dust and other allergens. Improving air quality.