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The Cost of Heat Stress and Heat Related Injuries

  7/1/2019 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…

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Kicking-Off National Safety Month

  5/15/2019 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 the leading causes…

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Week 1 of NSM – Hazard Recognition

  6/3/2019 Hazards are everywhere, but sometimes it’s difficult to spot them. Oftentimes the more accustomed you are to your environment, the more blind you can become to the dangers that surround you. So how can you train yourself to spot hazards? Below are a few tips from the National Safety Council. Spotting hazards is all…

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Week 2 of NSM – Slips, Trips and Falls

  6/10/2019 While seemingly harmless, slips, trips and falls are some of the most common hazards that we face in the workplace, and they can have some serious consequences. Most fall hazards overlooked because they aren’t taken seriously or workers aren’t sure what to say. We’ve all been in a situation where our coworkers are…

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Week 3 of NSM – Focus on Fatigue

  6/17/2019 In today’s world, there are a lot of distractions that keep us from getting rest. Busy schedules fill every minute of the day and cut into our sleep time. Technology, in the form of TV or cellphones, keeps our brains wired and alert when it’s time to settle down. When our lives get…

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Week 4 of NSM – Impairment on the Job

  6/24/2019 In every industry, employees need to be healthy and focused to stay safe at work. Impairment is a major roadblock to workplace safety and the effects are more common than you think. The National Safety Council outlines several impairment risks and how to manage them to make sure you are able to work safely. Lack…

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Entertaining & Parties Made Cool With An Evaporative Cooler

  5/22/2019 Not only is the three-day holiday weekend approaching for Memorial Day, for many, it’s celebration time for families with graduates embarking on their exit from high school or college. Often the gathering venue is the home backyard or patio for celebrating their graduate’s achievements. Look no further than social media (like Pinterest) or…

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Getting the most out of your Kuul Evaporative Media

Guest author, Jessica Decker’s note: As we continue to expand our customer service experience, we will offer tips on this blog for our Kuul fixed system customers. These lines – Vitality and Control – of Kuul evaporative media are primarily used in agriculture, HVAC, data center, and power generation applications. We understand product longevity is…

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What are the Differences Between an Air Conditioner and Evaporative Cooler?

The advantages of various cooling systems and their application have long been the debate of HVAC professionals. Today, however, with sky-rocketing utility costs, dwindling energy resources, and environmental concerns, alternatives to traditional cooling have come to the forefront of the industry. While many of us might not work in conditions where air conditioning is impractical,…

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What is Evaporative Cooling?

  1/30/2017 Today, many people are familiar with traditional cooling methods ranging from air conditioning to fans to prevent heat stress, increase productivity, and provide an overall more comfortable environment whether at work or play. Air conditioning works in closed spaces where the recirculated cool air can be maximized with the use of refrigerants and…

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