As a technology friendly developers, we have always looked at making things better by going high-tech.
It has been this thought process that has convinced us that the ‘water from air’ concept is something we would give our customers a go at at the Savithanjali site. While it sounds like a sci-fi concept (the technical name is even more complex – Atmospheric Water Extraction or AMEs), the principle is as simple as it gets.
Ever noticed that cold glass of water gathering condensate on the table or the hot cup of coffee getting slightly wet on the outside on a relative cold day? Same here. Using the vapour that is present in the air the machine is able to produce drinking quality water at commercial outputs.
While the technologies are radically different and made to suit different purposes, the AME is often compared to the Reverse Osmosis water extractors. There are fundamental differences but for the purposes of comparison, these two sources are often pitted against one another.
The technology currently claims product longevity as compared to traditional RO systems. This, while increasing initial costs, work out to better returns in the long run. The solution is environment friendly as RO water often includes a lot of resource depletion. Even bigger pull is the fact that the water produced does not require additional filtration as foreign particles and microbes are minimised and eliminated at source.
One factor however that does impact output (though not radically so) are relative humidity and ambient temperature. The AME systems are slated to perform economically even at the edge parameters.
To the residents of Savithanjali, the AME is just one extra way of saying we care.