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An evaporative cooler is a device that relies on the principle of evaporation to cool air in a room. Air is blown over water in an internal reservoir or wick, and as the water evaporates into the air, heat energy is abso... More »

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Evaporative air coolers cool the air up to 20 degrees Fahrenheit but add humidity to the air, while air conditioners cool by reducing humidity, according to Air and Water. Evaporative coolers are less expensive to operat... More »

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The most common reasons for evaporative coolers such as the Alpine evaporative cooler to fail to provide adequate cooling are inadequate water in the cooling pads or inadequate airflow to the device. High humidity in the... More »

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