Dog-gone-it all to heck! Seriously, what is the most efficent way to make a swamp cooler work??? Sitting here @ the store dripping in sweat!!



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Comment by Adelita on July 6, 2008 at 10:51am
I thought it was just me. I just looked at my thermostat and it reads 85 degrees. I've had my swamp cooler on all morning and no relief!
Comment by Bow Wow Blues on July 6, 2008 at 10:58am
its been on in the store all morning too!! I'm too scared to look @ my thermostat......
Comment by Adelita on July 6, 2008 at 11:10am
Well, that settles it. I'll be spending the hot afternoon at the movies!
Comment by Dr Dan on July 6, 2008 at 11:50am
Go see wall-e, best movie I've seen in years
Comment by Anthony R. Lovato on July 6, 2008 at 12:17pm
If you don’t want the high electrical bills of refrigerated air, you could invest in a Master Cool swamp cooler. With this swamp cooler the fan is not surrounded by the water or pads. The 5 year pad has its own compartment, this helps to keep the humidity down.

It is a very low maintenance air conditioner, we have had ours for about seven years and the only item we have replaced is the belt. The pad is due for replacement, it costs about $100.00 but it still is working great.
Comment by Spring Griffin on July 6, 2008 at 1:43pm
Anthony, where did you find pads for the Master Cool? We replaced our pads when we moved into our house four years ago but could only find them at a small local distributor whose name I can't remember. We don't need to replace them yet but when we do I'm not sure where to go so I'd love to know your source!
Comment by Bow Wow Blues on July 6, 2008 at 11:23pm
Thanks for the tips guys!! I'll let Crissi know!

Comment by ABQSkippy on July 7, 2008 at 3:04pm
Yes, refrigerated air would be nice during the monsoon season. However, I do not want those high PNM bills that a/c brings.


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