Evaporative Cooler with Minisplits
I get that mini-splits are all the rage. I will have them in our new house, but in the Denver metro area, we are a Climate Zone B, which means it’s dry.
Most people from the East have never heard of an Evaporative Cooler and a lot of the articles written about cooling never include it.
I’ve used them my entire life. I could leave it on 24/7 and never see the cost in power or water bill.
Can Evaporative Coolers be included in new homes cooling load calculations (Manual S) and have the mini splits as a backup for the few days it’s too humid to use one?
From an energy standpoint, these are the best cooling options.
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