The dry climate of the Intermountain West makes possible lower-cost air conditioning for transit applications through use of evaporative cooling. After UMTA-sponsored tests, the Rapid Transit District of Denver, CO, has retrofitted 109 buses with the system. A 100-gallon water tank with pump is installed under the bus. The cooling use, mounted on the roof, contains a media over which water is sprayed as air is drawn through. This process also serves to humidify the air. Air is then distributed through the regular bus duct system.

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    Bobit Publishing Company

    2500 Artesia Boulevard
    Redondo Beach, CA  United States  90278
  • Publication Date: 1985-11

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 85-86
  • Serial:
    • Metro
    • Publisher: Bobit Publishing Company
    • ISSN: 10098-0083

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  • Accession Number: 00453277
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 2004 10:00PM