US folks have officially welcomed summer. With mercury level rising, there is nothing more you would love to do than jetting off to beaches or mountains. But, with the ongoing pandemic, most of you are likely to stay indoors at your home for safety reasons.
Does this mean that you should stay cooped in the sultry four walls the entire summer? Not really. A cool dip in the home pool, a day picnic in the backyard, a barbeque evening on the porch or patio, stargazing on the terrace and Netflix binging in front of the TV – there are many summer fun activities you can still do! Get some crates of chilled beers, pitchers of iced teas and homemade lemonades, large tubs of sinful ice-cream and light, mouthwatering snacks to up your coolness quotient.
And, there is one more thing that you can throw in this mix to complete the breezy experience– an evaporative air cooler. An ideal summer companion, this air cooler can be your savior for all scorching days and nights.
What is an Evaporative Air Cooler?
Also known as a swamp cooler or desert cooler, it is a cooling gadget perfect for summers and any kind of hot and dry environment. It is known for its energy efficient cooling solution that provides effective relief from hot air in both indoors and outdoors. It can reduce the temperature by up to 15-20°F. So, you can imagine the drop in the temperature this cooler can bring in your surroundings!
How Does an Evaporative Air Cooler Work?
It works on an evaporative cooling technology. The unit has removable honeycomb cooling media, water tank, pump and a fan. It cools the air through the natural process of water evaporation. It draws in the dry air and blows out cool air.
Evaporative air coolers are plug and play units, all you have to do is fill water and switch it on.You might need to replenish the tank with water a few times a day, depending on the frequency of usage or capacity of the tank. Don’t worry, the low water alarm will sound alerts. You can even add ice to the tray of a swamp cooler for maximum cooling effect.
It filters out dust and PM10 particles from the air. It also takes care of humidification and prevents dry skin and eyes by increasing moisture in the air.
Since it uses less 80% less energy than air-conditioners, it is also a cost-effective option to beat the summer heat. (source)
What are the Uses of Evaporative Air Cooler?
You will be surprised by the number of ways you can use this portable evaporative cooler!
You can put them in the master bedroom, kids’ room, living hall, kitchen, home office or practically any space of the home where you need it. If you are a pet-parent, then the air cooler will keep them safe from heat strokes.
You can even move air cooler to your terrace, balcony, deck, patio, porch or backyard for outdoor summer fun activities in the evenings or weekends.
When working in a garage, workshop or solarium, an air cooler by your side will lower the ambient temperature by several notches.
In a nutshell, an evaporative air cooler can help you battle unbearable summer in the most effective, efficient and enjoyable way!