Evelyn Lee

SOLCOOL SOLAR-POWER AIR CONDITIONER

by , 07/16/07

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Since the hottest months of the year are also the sunniest – the idea of using solar energy to power your air-conditioner makes perfect sense. In fact we’re frankly amazed that its taken so long to develop such an obviously good idea: SolCool’s super smart Millennia air-conditioner uses solar power to cool you down during the height of summer steaminess – cleverly making use of the summer heat instead of blindly fighting it. In fact, Inhabitat HQ could really use one of these right about now…


The basic SolCool system has the same output capacity to a two ton air conditioning system but uses 85% less energy than equivalent high efficiency air conditioners; and the dual battery/solar powered system enables the unit to run 24 hours a day, even during the most overcast of days or when blackouts occur.

One of the most unique attributes of the Millennia 4.0 is that it’s powered on a direct current (DC) which allows for the most efficient use of solar energy. The use of DC also allows the Millennia 4.0 to have integrated attachments such as water purification systems, lights, and even ceiling fans. The latest version can also heat a room. All of which SolCool believes will help make-up for the $20,000 to $40,000 cost (before subsidies) of installing solar panels on the average household’s roof. SolCool’s unit is a way of stepping into the solar powered world without committing all at once, by integrating solar power efficiently for smaller applications.

For those who have the means to afford more lavish accommodations and are interested in SolCool’s Millennia 4.0 system, have no fear; the entire unit can be sized or used in combination and/or zones to fulfill up to 10 ton air conditioning requirements.

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48 Comments

  1. Fron May 25, 2012 at 12:20 pm

    Excellent news, well done, as my father once said,”buy in bulk and sell it at an affordable price, let the world benefit.”

    An amazing product.

  2. puneet February 21, 2012 at 11:05 am

    give me india specifec details for solar ac and lighting domestic only

  3. buy sumatriptan October 27, 2011 at 8:27 pm

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  4. asameeh October 8, 2011 at 1:09 am

    Hi, I would like to have more details about this solar system, I would like to bring this product to Gulf countries
    contact me at info@cycloneoman.com

    Thanks
    Sameeh

  5. StevenKong May 18, 2011 at 12:05 pm

    Please send me more detail.
    Please email it to this email add: yeesteven@hotmail.com

  6. John Thomas January 3, 2011 at 12:04 am

    Interested in purchasing solar AC and want to know price of 1.5 to

    John Thomas

  7. harjeet December 6, 2010 at 3:55 am

    Hello dear,
    very intersting solar ac,want to know price of 1.5 ton & how much efective, want to see demonstration also.
    regards
    harjeet singh

  8. Shailesh V. Patel September 14, 2010 at 4:53 am

    Shailesh Patel
    Hi,
    want to know solar aircondition avilable in Ahmedabad or not. and if i need 1.5 tan AC what will the cost.

    Kindly Regards,

  9. Ahmad Raza June 29, 2010 at 3:46 am

    Hi,
    My Company Name is RED OAK. We are looking for Solar Air Conditioning Solutions for Pakistan
    Please send full techincal details and economical prospects with Presentation for marketting your Products In Pakistan.

    Kind regards,

  10. kunwar pal singh June 22, 2010 at 3:39 pm

    i want to know solar aircondition avilable in delhi or not. and if i need 1.5 tan AC what will the cost.

  11. Akshay October 8, 2009 at 7:56 am

    I want to see demonstration and also want to know the Total price of solcool of 2 ton including freight or if doesnot happens tell me the dealer of solcool in India .I am living in India and Is it suitable to Navi Mumbai-Panvel City and effective .Please contact me at this mobile number +91 9833738463. or E mail address akshay2kokate@yahoo.co.in

  12. akshay2kokate October 6, 2009 at 12:53 pm

    I want to see demonstration and also want to know the price of solcool of 2 ton .Is it suitable to Navi Mumbai-Panvel City.

  13. Amit September 19, 2009 at 10:38 pm

    Solar Air conditioner are now being sold in India by Reliance industries at very reasonable prices.

    It is a DC and Solar panel based AC system.
    Please see the links below:

    http://www.relsolar.com/images/Solar-AC-Solutions.jpg

  14. amitnsinha August 8, 2009 at 8:37 am

    please keep me posted. i am from india and my city has lots of sunshine and very little power. looking for alternative energy gadgets

  15. SMSolutions August 3, 2009 at 10:58 am

    Sean L,

    I am in the process of researching this product but would love to hear more of your feedback/thoughts. Is there a way I can touch base with you and discuss this further?

    Thanks,
    Emerald

  16. san April 20, 2009 at 3:39 am

    Where are you located in Delhi, India ? Where are these products commercially available for domestic market ?

    Mini Puri Says:
    Add karma Subtract karma +0
    July 16th, 2007 at 6:06 am

    we are located at New Delhi, Inida and promote sustainable products especially running on new and enewable energy like solar.

    India has very good scope to produce and buy such products.

    When you are interested, we shall be happy to help you explore, develop and exploit the Indian market.

  17. dbacon681 March 8, 2009 at 5:17 pm

    we live in scottsdale az and want to know if we can put a solar panel in for air. and we live in a doublewide
    mobile home senior park thanks debbie

  18. slf1 December 8, 2008 at 6:18 pm

    I have been around the world working on the solcool unit from the start it has yet to blow cold air and produce any thing less than the need of a 10 kw system to keep it running and I know because i built one of the 1st off gridd system for this unit. Solcool failed to provide any warranty for any of the units my clients bought.If you are considering buying this unit ask for solid proof of their claims and do not pay for anything without receiving a working unit.The team at solcool, and trust me their has been many of them have put forth fraudulent claims and have screwed many people world wide out of there money.

    Sean L

  19. dvdacmn September 28, 2008 at 6:07 am

    average sized system in TEXAS is 3 ton is there one in the works?

  20. dvdacmn September 28, 2008 at 6:05 am

    great idea and concept but the average sized system is 3 ton do you have that size in the works?

  21. Anjum Iqbal August 30, 2008 at 4:58 pm

    Hi,
    We are looking for Solar Air Conditioning Solutions for Saudi Arabia.
    Please send full techincal details and economical prospects with Presentation for marketting your Products In Saudi Arabia.

    Kind regards,

    Anjum Iqbal
    Chief Electrical Engineer

  22. sajad605 August 29, 2008 at 1:10 am

    I am grateful if you sent me information about air conditioners that work by water and fans

  23. kb August 23, 2008 at 9:17 am

    For other energy saving ideas, visit http://reducingenergy.blogspot.com

  24. Ayesha June 8, 2008 at 11:15 am

    Dear Sirs,

    I would like to receive more information for both commercial and personal use.

    Thank you.
    Karina

  25. chiti_myrtle April 26, 2008 at 12:06 pm

    hello eveleyn, ı thought the same but you are older than me and lucky. ım intersted in sun energy design. if you want we can share our opinions…

  26. Marcelo Martinez March 15, 2008 at 5:53 pm

    Hello I´m interested to buy one of this air conditioners i want to know the price and if you can send to Laredo TEXAS, and I want to know with which person can i talk because I want to know more about your products.
    Please can you send me, all the information of this air conditioners.
    Thank you very much. Please write back. Best regards, Marcelo Martínez.

  27. ric January 6, 2008 at 11:30 am

    This looks like a good product , but I see people like TOM who seem to be very negative. Is this just another case of people who feel empowered behind a keyboard to complain about things they know nothing about. What does being tied to aqua mean? Is aqua a company or does it mean water? Plus TOM says it is “American Crap” and to wait for Isreal to come out with something that works. So this means there are multiple solar A/C units? Or maybe TOM is a compettitor trying to make this look bad or better yet a power company rep?

    So is this fact or fiction?

  28. WAÑTER A OLDENBOURG January 4, 2008 at 2:43 am

    Hi Dare:
    We are a company located in Colima Mexico,
    we Import, sale and distribute solar water heaters,
    and we are looking for more solar power items. and one of them is the solar water heater.

    please send me all of the information on the solar A/C

    cheers
    Walter

  29. Tom November 14, 2007 at 7:37 pm

    I have checked this out. What a wad of gum… Roughly 4k without panel, depends? There is no way in science, this can operate for 24 hrs. If you do not has enough solar!!! will run on electric (mostly). I can not see getting beyond 10k BTU’s. I could not even come close, to how this installs, other then a trailer. Best answer, an open room to outside. What a crock!!! They do not have any units either available;). Which means, deposits, long wait times to start up a dream, and then maybe you get something worthless or not. You see this American crap all the time. Did I mention, they were tied with Aqua, so anyway, all these strories and people investing in dream companies, and both companies end up signing you a song and dance. Now after this story and talking a bit, they will end up selling you a swamp cooler, if your an idiot. Made In America again… Wait a year or two for Israel to come out with something that works.

  30. Engr.Joe Okeke September 22, 2007 at 1:23 pm

    Pleasae me have a true foto of your solar AC

  31. Engr.Joe Okeke September 22, 2007 at 1:21 pm

    Please let me a true foto of your solar A/C with prises
    Joe Okeke
    Awka-Nigeria

  32. Teri July 30, 2007 at 8:11 am

    Hi, I’ve beenlooking for something like this for ages. I live in the Canary Islands and the heat at the moment is unbelieveable. I don’t like those bulky/ugly electric units. Are these available here and how much for? Please send me details. Thank you

  33. David Syring July 23, 2007 at 8:50 pm

    We look forward to seeing a lot of these units in the USA and Worldwide. Something finally saving energy !

    http://www.listedgreen.com

  34. Evelyn Lee Evelyn July 23, 2007 at 7:46 pm

    Hello Everyone!
    Thanks for all the comments on the SolCool solar-powered air conditioner. The best way to find out more information is to contact the manufacturer directly through the links on our site. We are an online magazine and source for interesting developments in sustainable design, it’s always best to go to directly to the source for information about purchasing.

    Thanks again for reading,
    Evelyn

  35. mark cooper July 23, 2007 at 6:19 pm

    I would like a estimate for a 5 ton unit. I live in central florida , thank you mark

  36. Ashok Dighe July 23, 2007 at 10:50 am

    I live in the tropics. This is a brilliant idea if it works. Does it? Send me details and you have customer

  37. KAREN July 20, 2007 at 7:06 pm

    I am interested in a unit for my home in Boulder Colorado. Who do I contact?

    Thanks, Karen

  38. Clifford Sutton July 18, 2007 at 4:52 am

    The cost of the 2 ton (26,000 Btu’s) Millennia is $3,795 without installation. It was designed for high heat and/or high humidity climates. It is all DC powered and uses a maximum of 900 watts. It has a “smart charger” so the Millennia can be powered by solar, wind, fuel cell, generator, US or EURO standard electricity. Previous models performed well in dry to medium humid climates. Due to the huge demand globally, we have had to beef up our manufacturing ability. There is a lot of misinformation on our product and we are addressing it as best we humanly can. Please go to our website for accurate information.

    Sincerely,

    Clifford Sutton
    VP Global Sales and Marketing
    SolCool One LLC.

  39. Osi Okonkwo July 17, 2007 at 12:53 pm

    The articles speaks of a $20,000 to $40,000 of cost for installation in the average American home, but the sales rep is talking about just $8,000. What gives?

  40. Cathy Monaco July 17, 2007 at 11:03 am

    I called their local rep for my state and was told that the product does not live up to its claims. He said they were redesigning. Unit cost is almost $5,000 and solar power package an additional $3,000. I

  41. dr. miguel stroe July 17, 2007 at 7:43 am

    wat is the actual price of the units themselves without the solar panels??

  42. wok July 16, 2007 at 7:26 pm

    Sorry about all the pingbacks, from my site in your comment area, I just managed to stop it.

  43. Nick Simpson July 16, 2007 at 3:41 pm

    I can’t remember the name of the company that create them, but I’ve seen one company that creates ventilation chimneys. There’s also a fan in there to help with extraction on a hotter day – driven by a small PV array on top of the chimney. When the sun comes out, the fan speeds up. These sorts of things are just the sort of clever but simple technologies that’ll make a difference…

  44. Bill July 16, 2007 at 3:09 pm

    Nifty! How effective is it with replacing warm moist air with cool DRY air?

  45. osi July 16, 2007 at 7:30 am

    Nice, can they send me one to test the market?

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  47. Mini Puri July 16, 2007 at 6:06 am

    we are located at New Delhi, Inida and promote sustainable products especially running on new and enewable energy like solar.

    India has very good scope to produce and buy such products.

    When you are interested, we shall be happy to help you explore, develop and exploit the Indian market.

    We would also like to contact you during our next visit to Europe / USA in the near future. Likewise, if you visit India, pl. do let us know

  48. heri siswanto July 16, 2007 at 2:22 am

    is it compatible for tropic?

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