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Brand Ambassadors Give the Gift of Portacool

We ushered in the summer season of 2019 with a new team of brand ambassadors that rely on Portacool portable evaporative coolers in their shops. When the mercury began to rise, these ambassadors were excited to share with their social media followers where and how they use their Portacool Jetstream coolers. To kick-off our partnerships, we…

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Ponderings From the Portacool Porch

  Each summer at Portacool we talk to hundreds – potentially, thousands of people – over the course of the hottest months.  From customer service calls to events across the country and social media interactions, we have conversations that cover the gamut when it comes to our products and proper usage techniques. Through the course…

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OSHA Safe & Sound Week 2019

  This week is Safe + Sound Week, a nationwide event held each August and sponsored by the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) to recognize the successes of workplace health and safety programs. Its aim is to offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe. Portacool encourages businesses across the country…

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The Basics of Portacool Portable Evaporative Coolers

  Portacool portable evaporative coolers are known as some of the best evaporative coolers in the world. So, how do they work to provide cooling? Here’s an overview Before we discuss how an evaporative cooling system works, let’s point out the components in a Portacool evaporative cooler: Housing – this is the exterior of your…

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Pump Up Your Portacool

Ever wonder what that extra switch is next to the power button on your Portacool portable evaporative cooler? Sure, it says “Pump,” but what does that pump actually do inside the cooler? The pump actually plays an important role in the evaporative cooling process that takes place within Portacool portable evaporative coolers. Without a pump…

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Cooling on Auto Drive

Finding a cooling solution for hot, open-door garages can be an ongoing challenge for auto enthusiasts, hobbyists and business owners. Air conditioning for these areas can be impractical and cost-prohibitive and you can’t stop hot rodding just because of hot weather! This is where evaporative cooling systems can come to the rescue. The automotive industry…

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Summer Kicks-off Tomorrow – Be Heat Safety Aware

Yep, tomorrow is the official start of summer with the beginning of the summer solstice. That also means that it is the day with the most hours of sunlight during the whole year. What will you do this weekend to take in all that sunshine? Besides sunny skies, when we think about the summer we…

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A Cool Father’s Day Gift

Dads – they tinker, they build and they grill, and often in hot spaces during the summer. The comfort of an air conditioner on a scorcher of a day in the mancave – otherwise known as the garage or patio – would be enticing. However, since air conditioning is impractical in the garage and outdoors, this Father’s Day…

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The Cost of Heat Stress and Heat Related Injuries

We all know heat intense environments are uncomfortable, but in a working environment it can be costly to a company’s bottom-line. For many businesses, heat-stress and heat-related illnesses — such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke — are a very real challenge in the summer months. Heat is a condition that affects thousands of worksites…

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Kicking-Off National Safety Month

Did you know that June is National Safety Month? We scratched the surface of what National Safety Month means to us in our previous blog, but we want to dive a little deeper into the impact of safety at our own facilities. Observed annually, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and…

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