How cool does a Portacool get?

How cool does a Portacool get?

How cool does a Portacool get?

Portacool evaporative coolers CAN drop the air temperature up to 30°F when the air is very dry such as arid climates of the Southwest where relative humidity is typically 30% or less. That said, even in hot and humid areas such as Houston, you can still expect to achieve a 10°F-13°F drop in temperature.

How much does it cost to run a Portacool?

Portacool portable evaporative coolers can cool up to 5,625 sq. ft. (240 kW/ month) with electricity costs of around $31 a month!

Can you put ice in a Portacool fan?

It is not harmful to place ice inside the reservoir and have temporary cold air from the ice moved into the area being cooled by the fan, but more overall cooling will occur if water at room temperature is used.

How long does a Portacool last?

ANSWER: Depending on the quality of maintenance and frequency of use, Kuul Comfort™ evaporative media typically last up to five years.

How does Portacool work?

The fan will pull hot air through the water-soaked evaporative media where the water evaporates, actually cooling the air. The fan pushes the cooled air into a warm environment.

How many degrees does a swamp cooler cool?

about 10 degrees
Here’s the deal: your swamp cooler will only cool your home by about 10 degrees. In addition, it will struggle immensely, and likely will not work at all, when its humid outside. If you’re new to New Mexico and swamp coolers, you might be new to monsoon season, the time of year a swamp cooler is simply not an option.

How much water does a Portacool use?

Indoor and Outdoor Use: The Portacool PAC5101A1 is approved for outdoor use like backyards and patios but can also be used in warehouses and semi-outdoor spaces. Manual Fill Door: This is a manual fill evaporative cooler. A door makes it simple to add water, which holds up to 8 gallons of water.

How do you clean Portacool?

Wet the evaporative media with a gentle flow of water from a hose and repeat the process of using the brush to brush away the smaller pieces of algae. With the media now clean, allow the pump to run with the fan turned off to wash all the bleach from the media. Drain the reservoir and refill with fresh water.

Can you run a Portacool without water?

The pump actually plays an important role in the evaporative cooling process that takes place within Portacool portable evaporative coolers. Without a pump or water, there is no cooling effect, basically giving you an industrial-sized fan.

Can I use Portacool indoors?

The Portacool portable evaporative coolers are recommended for outdoor use, not indoor use.

How does the Portacool 510 work?

The Portacool® 510 utilizes a GFCI (Grounded Fault Circuit Interrupter) to help protect users against ground electrical faults, which prevent some fire and electrical shock hazards. These devices are intended to trip at very low leakage currents.