Thursday, March 17, 2011

Technology that keeps you cool

Yes indeed, technology, by working seamlessly, has always helped mankind to stay cool in his mind. Technology also became popular with the advent of electricity driven air conditioners that helped to keep the interior premises of an office or home cool, during the times you needed it to be cool. But, there is this always the controversial topic of energy conservation and being energy efficient in order to help keep the environment green and help mother nature. This is where technology really helps us, in the form of a geothermal heat pump.

Many of us are not aware that there always exists some energy underneath the surface of the earth which is known as geothermal energy. This energy when extracted and put to use by geothermal cooling systems can produce cooling and thereby conserve energy since they use only the energy beneath the ground.

Also, the heat keeps increasing as we progress deeper into Earth. This explains the transfer of heat from deep in the earth to the surface of the earth. This heat can be used and converted to the required form as cool air by use of a geothermal air conditioning system or into hot air by reversing the process.

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