When water is added to air, the temperature decreases. This is the principle used in what is called evaporative cooling.
The human body works on the same principle when we perspire. Adding four grams of water to a cubic meter of air lowers the temperature by 10°C. This is a natural cooling method that does not consume any energy. It sounds simple, but it is difficult to realize in practice. We call it nature’s own cooling method.
This method is employed in Munters’ evaporative cooling systems in which warm and dry air passes over a moist surface shaped like a pad. This pad, which is the key component in CELdek® and GLASdek®, is composed of special materials in the form of cellulose or glass fibers with a geometry that maximizes the surface area over which the air passes.
Together with our fans, these products comprise the foundation for Munters’ evaporative cooling systems. Munters’ system for climate control is primarily used to create a favorable indoor climate for people, animals, food and plants.