The standard air conditioner is not the only type of cooling system. In our desert climate, swamp coolers (a.k.a. evaporative coolers) are used widely.
Swamp coolers are popular in Tempe, AZ and throughout the Valley of Sun. We’ll look into some of the reasons why in this post. But first, of course, we have to answer the question that comes up the most when talking about swamp coolers: What exactly is a “swamp cooler”?