Can you use an air cooler without water?

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Can you use an air cooler without water?

An air cooler is a an easy-to-use and extremely cost effective appliance to help beat the sweltering summer heat. Furthermore, they don’t take up as much space either. The working of an air cooler is fairly simple and it is pretty easy to operate as well as maintain. However, chances are, much like us, the question of whether one can use air coolers without water has arisen at some point, in your minds as well.

So, is it possible? If not, why?

Can you use an air cooler without water?

The short answer to the question is no. As it turns out, you cannot use an air cooler without water. One of the parts crucial to an air cooler’s working is their water tank/reservoir, without which cooling isn’t possible.

To understand why it is not possible to use an air cooler with water, one needs to understand how it works.

An air cooler works on the principle of evaporative cooling to cool any room. It works by pulling in hot and dry air from its surroundings and passing it through a wet pad or filter. As the air passes through the wet pad, the water evaporates which in turn cools the air. The cooled air is then circulated back into the room.

Thus, water is an inseparable part of the entire cooling process, and one without which an air cooler just can’t work. Without water to evaporate, the cooling pad or filter will just blow hot air around. It is, however, noteworthy that some air coolers come with the option of using ice instead of water to improve cooling efficiency. But, in general, most air coolers use water to function properly.

Air coolers, if used right, are can efficiently go about their work for fairly long periods of time. However, that is not to say, they are not prone to the ocassional manufacturing defects, which may hamper their functioning. It is therefore, a good idea to invest in an extended warranty plan for your air cooler, such as Croma’s ZipCare Protect Advanced plan for cooling & heating appliances.

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