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Portacool 30th Anniversary Spotlight – David Galaviz

Founded in 1990, Portacool is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. To give you a view into what makes the leader in evaporative cooling tick, we’re spotlighting long-time employees and a few that have made a big impact in a short time to share their memories, experiences and perspectives during their time with the company. Name:…

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OSHA Safe & Sound Week 2020 – August 10-16

This week is Safe + Sound Week, a nationwide event held each August and sponsored by the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA). Its aim is to highlight successful safety and health programs as a measure to “proactively identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness, improving sustainability and the bottom line.”…

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Portacool 30th Anniversary Spotlight – Alford Fletcher

Founded in 1990, Portacool is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. To give you a view into what makes the leader in evaporative cooling tick, we’re spotlighting long-time employees to share their memories, experiences and perspectives during their time with the company. Name: Alford Fletcher Role: Kuul Evaporative Media Sheeter Operator Years at Portacool: 22…

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Portacool In-Season Maintenance

For 30 years, Portacool has built portable evaporative coolers that are made to last. Running on a standard electrical outlet, the various cooler options in our residential and industrial product lineups (the Cyclones and Jetstreams) use water, ambient air and specialized Kuul Comfort™ evaporative media to provide cooling to homeowners and businesses around the world.…

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Portacool 30th Anniversary Spotlight – Jeff Cook

Founded in 1990, Portacool is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. To give you a view into what makes the leader in evaporative cooling tick, we’re spotlighting long-time employees to share their memories, experiences and perspectives during their time with the company. Name: Jeff Cook Role: Director of Manufacturing – Evaporative Media Years at Portacool:…

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Portacool 30th Anniversary Spotlight – Henry Denton

Founded in 1990, Portacool is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. To give you a view into what makes the leader in evaporative cooling tick, we’re spotlighting long-time employees to share their memories, experiences and perspectives during their time with the company. Name: Henry Denton Role: Engineering Specialist Years at Portacool: 25 years  What is…

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Protect yourself from heat-related illnesses during home DIY projects

Quarantine and social distancing mean spending more time at home. This has inspired renewed interest in home improvement and DIY projects. While warm-weather months are ideal for many projects, it also can bring high temperatures and dangerous heat. To avoid heat-related illness and injury, it is important to take precautions to stay safe. Heat-related illnesses…

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Portacool Jetstream 260

The Portacool Jetstream series of portable evaporative coolers were designed to answer the need for cooling in a variety of challenging spaces and environments. Ranging from the compact Jetstream 220 to the mighty Jetstream 270, this lineup has an option for every cooling need. The Portacool Jetstream 260 stands at just over 6 feet tall…

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Portacool 30th Anniversary Spotlight – Michelle Bauer

Founded in 1990, Portacool is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. To give you a view into what makes the leader in evaporative cooling tick, we’re spotlighting long-time employees to share their memories, experiences and perspectives during their time with the company. Name: Michelle Bauer Role: Engineering Projects Coordinator Years at Portacool: 25 years What…

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Humidity Perceptions and Evaporative Cooling Efficiency

When it comes to how we humans feel temperature, it can be difficult to separate fact from perception. Humidity throws an extra wrench in things. When we check the weather and see a high humidity percentage, we know we’re in for frizzy hair, clammy skin, and the temperature feeling warmer than it actually is. But…

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