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How to Choose a Garage Fan

Are you looking for a garage fan? Are you hoping to keep your garage cool during the heat of summer when you do most of your work on your car? How do you choose between the best garage fan options? Here are a few factors to consider. Air Flow You need your fan to be…

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Will Barn Fans Keep My Animals Cool?

Barn fans have become one of the standard animal husbandry practices we use today. However, it’s understandable to ask whether barn fans can perform the vital function of keeping your animals cool. The answer may surprise you: barn fans usually make little difference in the temperature for your animals, and they can actually make it…

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Best Big Outdoor Fans for Patios

One of the biggest challenges about getting the most use out of your patio is keeping it cool during hot weather. You might think that the best way to do this is to use an outdoor fan, preferably a big fan. However, fans have some serious limitations that make them far from the best patio…

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Will Industrial Fans Keep My Workspace Cool?

A lot of workplaces get extremely hot. When you’re working with hot equipment like welders, torches, and furnaces, the heat can get intense. Even tools like grinders can run hot, and when you add to that the heat your body generates when you’re involved in tough, physical labor, it’s hard to keep cool. When the…

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Tips for Establishing a Heatstroke Prevention Plan at Your Industrial Facility

Heatstroke can be dangerous, even deadly, for your workers. When it pops up, it can slow, even stop production at your facility. But the consequences can extend far beyond a slowdown or shutdown. You might lose valuable workers and have expensive workers’ compensation benefits and/or premiums to pay. In cases where your facility isn’t adequately…

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Consistency and Agility in the Face of Change

As the world-class leader of evaporative media and portable evaporative cooling solutions for more than 30 years now, Portacool is proud of the world-class teams that serve as the foundation of our organization. Our logistics team has faced unique and unprecedented challenges over the past few years. How have they approached those challenges? Today we…

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Can I Use an Evaporative Cooler with My RV?

RVing is about getting to see and enjoy the outdoors in relative comfort and convenience. One big part of that is keeping cool in and around your RV. While you might have a built-in AC unit in your RV, there are times when you might want a different solution to the problem of heat. An…

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Touchdowns, Tailgates, and Heat Safety

Stay Safe in the Heat while Cheering Your Team to Victory What’s a football game without the fans? The people in the stands direct the energy of a football game and often inspire players both on and off the field. In one of our previous blogs, we discussed how coaches and team managers can protect…

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What Is the Best Cooling Solution for My Auto Shop?

Cars can break down at any time, and often they seem to do so when it’s least convenient. This means that if you’re an automotive technician, you have to be working year-round, in all conditions, often with owners demanding their cars be fixed right away. The summer heat can be awful for automotive technicians because…

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Football and the Heat

Staying Cool Under Friday Night Lights September may inspire ideas of fall – Pumpkin Spice lattes, orange leaves, and, of course, football season. There’s nothing quite like sitting in the stands, cheering on your favorite team under Friday night lights! But, in many places across the U.S., September doesn’t always bring cooler weather. In fact,…

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