With our evaporative cooler ratings, you can cut through all the sales hype and find value. We have researched brands from all over the world and by using our years of HVAC service experience produced our unique system of ratings. It truly is like taking a repairman shopping with you! We have given you our top pick followed by a complete list of manufacturers and their ratings. These reviews are for coolers that are designed to be connected to a home's air duct system. You can check out our window and portable ratings pages for other options.
Our top pick is the BREEZAIR brand from Seeley International. The units are available worldwide in six models and four colors. The ICON SERIES models feature auto clean and dry function as well as an anti-clog water distribution system. The SUPERCOOL range features thicker pads and their MagIQtouch controller. This new controller has a touchscreen and is intuitive for more comfort and energy savings.
We continue our evaporative cooler ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products.
This brand is manufactured by Phoenix Manufacturing Inc. The TROPHY series units offer a 4x4 media for added cooling capacity and their Pro Clean system which drains and washes the unit each day. They also feature PRO-ARMOR plastic coated inner structure and a powder coated exterior for durability. The "PRO SERIES" includes all of those features as well as a programmable thermostat for automatic comfort and energy savings. The units are available with either side or down air discharge to match the requirements of your particular installation. All of the units feature their mirrorscopic polished blower shaft which is highly polished to minimize friction which makes it quieter and more efficient. The warranty is not as good as some of the other brands.
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These units are made in China and are sold worldwide. They offer a very wide variety of coolers that use basic technology. The WIND SUPREMO units have a brushless DC motor for quiet efficient operation and an electronic control. The units have a durable polymer casing but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee.