Maintenance Tips for Portable Outdoor Fans

Performing regular maintenance on your portable outdoor fans will help them last as long as possible. Ideally, you should follow the maintenance schedule that came with your fan or that is on the manufacturer’s website. However, if you don’t have or can’t find maintenance guidelines specific to your fan, you can follow these tips to…

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Safe Cooling in Hazardous Locations

  Portacool leads the evaporative cooling industry by manufacturing superior cooling solutions that are trusted to get the job done. To provide cooling comfort in high-heat environments, Portacool Hazardous Location™ portable evaporative coolers are designed to keep workers safe and comfortable in any extreme environment. Hazardous locations, as defined by the National Electrical Code, are…

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Time for Spring Cleaning

As we shed our layers and get reacquainted with the sun, it’s time to prepare your evaporative cooler for the warm days ahead. While your Portacool cooler was in hibernation, it could have collected dirt, dust, and debris that must be removed for max cooling efficiency. We recommend the following steps to make sure your…

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Preparing your Evaporative Cooler for Winter Storage

  As the air turns crisp and the leaves begin changing color, it will soon be time to stow your evaporative cooler for the off-season. We recommend following a few “end of season” steps to remove any dirt, dust and residue that may have accumulated over the summer. Following these simple steps to clean the…

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Portacool Jetstream 250

  Portacool portable evaporative coolers are made in a range of sizes to suit a variety of cooling needs. In the powerful Jetstream series, ranging from the Jetstream 220 to the Jetstream 270, the Portacool Jetstream 250 stands out as a utility player. The Jetstream 250’s sleek, rounded design stands at over five feet tall.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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