The fan moves room air through the evaporator, which contains liquid refrigerant that extracts heat from the ambient air as it evaporates. As the refrigerant warms, it changes into a gas.
The warm gaseous refrigerant passes through the compressor which increases its pressure. As the pressure increases, the temperature of the refrigerant rises until it becomes hot.
The hot refrigerant then passes through the condenser wrapped around the water tank. Because heat travels from hot to cold, the heat in the refrigerant transfers to the water in the tank.
The refrigerant, now a super-cool liquid, passes through the expansion valve to become a warmer, yet still cold, liquid, ready to become a gas again in the evaporator and continue the cycle.
The Accelera® uses environmentally-friendly R134a for its refrigerant.
Regional incentives for the Accelera® are available in many locations. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency website has up-to-date details at: http://www.dsireusa.org/