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 outdoor evaporative cooler is a great way to create comfortable conditions inside or outside of your RV.
There are many reasons to use an evaporative cooler with your RV. With an outdoor evaporative cooler, you’ll enjoy:
All these factors combine to make an outdoor evaporative cooler a great choice for your RV.
The Portacool® 510 Portable Evaporative Cooler is a compact unit that offers powerful cooling capacity. It cools up to 300 sq. ft., making it ideal for a patio that accommodates 2–4 people. Equipped with Kuul® Control MicroTech™ evaporative media, oscillating louvers, water fill door, low-water shutoff and sturdy casters, the Portacool™ 510 is designed to provide maximum cooling comfort. This unit features a manual fill door with no hose connection. No assembly required.Northern Tool + Equipment Academy Lowes NAPA Tools & Equipment ACE The Home Depot Sylvane
The Portacool Cyclone™ 130 is ideal for smaller spaces that require a little more air output than the smaller model. The Cyclone 130 is equipped with Kuul Comfort™ evaporative media, the highest-quality evaporative media on the market made in the USA exclusively for Portacool coolers to provide maximum cooling comfort. Perfect for cooling spaces where traditional methods of cooling are inefficient - patios, garages, hobby areas or single-stalls. We do NOT recommend this product being used inside homes or closed spaces where no ventilation is available.ACE The Home Depot Northern Tool + Equipment Lowes Academy Portacool Sylvane
The best way to use an outdoor evaporative cooler is to create a comfortable place to relax outside your RV. You RV to spend time outdoors, and you don’t want to retreat inside the vehicle all the time. Leaving your RV door open runs the risk of burning out your AC unit and will definitely lead to consuming a lot of power.
On the other hand, having an outdoor evaporative cooler can create a cool area outside your RV. Using half the power of AC or less, it’s okay to leave these running. An evaporative cooler can rapidly cool a lot of air, which means that it can make an area cool even if you can’t trap or contain the cooled air. You might enjoy temperatures as much as 30 degrees Fahrenheit lower than the ambient air temperature. This means that even if it’s into triple-digits, you will still enjoy a comfortable temperature near your RV.
With cool air, your RV will become the go-to place for friends and acquaintances that you see year after year on your travels. Everyone will want to hang out by your RV. As a side benefit, you won’t sweat as much, which will decrease your risk of dehydration. This frees you up to enjoy different types of beverages without having to worry as much about water.
The efficiently designed Portacool Jetstream™ 220 boasts powerful cooling in a compact size. This portable evaporative cooler is perfect for tight spaces or for spot-cooling a challenging personal workspace. Big on portability, but small in size, you can roll the Jetstream 220 where needed and the oscillating louvers will help deliver cooling comfort for cooling spaces where traditional methods of cooling are inefficient - individual work stations, small patios, pet kennels or hobby areas. We do NOT recommend this product being used inside homes or closed spaces where no ventilation is available.Airrex Portable Climate Solutions O'Reilly Motion Industries Amazon Portable Coolers Sales & Rentals Fastenal ZORO Global Industrial MSC Tooldom NAPA Tools & Equipment Uline Grainger Portacool
The Portacool Jetstream™ 230 delivers cooling comfort to the single-person workspace. It is an efficiently designed cooler that offers maximum versatility for usage in open or condensed workspaces. Featuring oscillating louvers, low-water shutoff and Kuul Comfort MicroTech™ evaporative media, this cooler is an impressive cooling solution for spaces where traditional methods of cooling are inefficient - individual work stations, small patios, pet kennels or hobby areas. We do NOT recommend this product being used inside homes or closed spaces where no ventilation is available.NAPA Tools & Equipment Global Industrial MSC Airrex Portable Climate Solutions ZORO Fastenal Portable Coolers Sales & Rentals Amazon Motion Industries O'Reilly Tooldom Uline Portacool
While an evaporative cooler is a great choice for the outdoors, it can cool your RV as well. All you need is a way to set up the evaporative cooler so it blows into the RV. With high-profile evaporative coolers like the Cyclone 140, you can just set it up at the door and angle it in. Don’t forget to open a window or two for exhaust. This helps direct the flow through your RV.
With the high amount of cool air that an evaporative cooler can put out, it only takes a few minutes for your RV to cool down. This means you can alternate your evaporative cooler between cooling outside and cooling inside to keep both comfortable.
If you are looking for an evaporative cooler for your RV, invest in quality. The stresses of loading, unloading, and the potential strain of running constantly can make cheap evaporative coolers fail prematurely.
At Portacool, we have been making evaporative coolers for more than 30 years. We still adhere to our principles of quality construction. All our coolers are made in the USA at our Center, Texas manufacturing facility. We continue to back them up with the best-in-class warranty for your cooler.