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Title: Breakthrough Video: Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative Air Conditioning

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) invented a breakthrough technology that improves air conditioning in a novel way—with heat. NREL combined desiccant materials, which remomore »ve moisture from the air using heat, and advanced evaporative technologies to develop a cooling unit that uses 90% less electricity and up to 80% less total energy than traditional air conditioning (AC). This solution, called the desiccant enhanced evaporative air conditioner (DEVAP), also controls humidity more effectively to improve the comfort of people in buildings.« less
Title: Breakthrough Video: Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative Air Conditioning
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Publication Date: 2012-04-25
OSTI Identifier: 1047710
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION ; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY ; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION ; DESICCANT ; ENHANCED ; EVAPORATIVE ; AIR ; CONDITIONER ; DEVAP ; DOE ; NREL ; NATIONAL ; RENEWABLE ; ENERGY ; LAB
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:02:17
System Entry Date: 2018-02-07