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happyslug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-19-09 01:32 PM
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5. I read that also, but what is a "solar-powered thermal compressor"???
Thermal implies a heat source, which is a Absorption need. Compressor implies a compressor, which requires electrical power (Heat is produced BUT as part of the process but is NOT needed to operate the system). Just a comment about this article, something is NOT right, I suspect the author of the report as opposed to the inventors, but something is NOT quite right.
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  -Australian solar-powered air con uses sun to beat the heat (12 times more energy efficient) OKIsItJustMe  Aug-18-09 10:16 PM   #0 
  - I always hoped......  Catamount   Aug-18-09 10:31 PM   #1 
  - cool  Liberation Angel   Aug-18-09 11:06 PM   #2 
  - I notice it does NOT mention how the refrigerate is "compressed".  happyslug   Aug-19-09 12:32 PM   #3 
  - Except, it clearly does mention a compressor  OKIsItJustMe   Aug-19-09 12:50 PM   #4 
  - I read that also, but what is a "solar-powered thermal compressor"???  happyslug   Aug-19-09 01:32 PM   #5 
  - Ummm, that's not how most A/C units work  Nederland   Aug-19-09 03:00 PM   #6 
     - On the other hand  OKIsItJustMe   Aug-19-09 03:13 PM   #7 
  - Here is a little more on how it works...  Nederland   Aug-19-09 03:26 PM   #8 

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