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Portacool 30th Anniversary Spotlight – Gustavo Moreno

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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Does your evaporative media need to be changed?

Kuul evaporative media is designed and manufactured to be the longest-lasting evaporative media on the market. Only the highest-quality materials are used to ensure product quality and longevity. If consistently and properly maintained, Kuul evaporative media can provide a large return on investment by negating yearly or bi-yearly replacement and installation costs. As you are…

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Made in America

America’s birthday is almost here. This weekend we’ll celebrate Independence Day – the 244th birthday of our nation. Here at Portacool, we are particularly proud that all of our products are made in the USA. For three decades, our company has manufactured Portacool branded portable evaporative coolers and Kuul evaporative media in Center, Texas. As…

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My Kuul Story – BLJ and King Ranch

Brian King, the owner of BLJ and King Ranch poultry farms, has been in the poultry production business since 2003. Located in Timpson, Texas, Brian has a production of 819,000 broiler chickens out of nine 40’ x 400’ houses in five flocks per year. His son, Justin, grew up on the poultry farm and has…

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Kuul Vitality Maintenance

Kuul Vitality™ evaporative media (a type of rigid evaporative media) is designed to achieve optimal cooling in agricultural environments, including poultry house, greenhouse, dairy farm, and swine industry applications. At industry-standard air velocity, Kuul Vitality meets efficiency standards and exceeds pressure drop requirements. Not only does Kuul evaporative cooler pads last longer, but it helps…

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The Kuul Effect Difference

At Portacool, LLC we have been producing our own rigid evaporative media since 1998. Now, as the leader in evaporative cooling technologies, we have the most advanced evaporative media available on the market. So, what sets Portacool and Kuul evaporative media apart from competitors? We like to say it’s a little something called “The Kuul…

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A Kuul History Lesson

Today Kuul evaporative media offers three lines of rigid evaporative media designed for specific applications. Kuul Vitality is utilized primarily in the horticulture, poultry, and swine industries. Kuul Control is used in data centers, power gen, and HVAC systems. Kuul Comfort is exclusively made for usage in Portacool-branded portable evaporative coolers. But do you know…

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Why Today’s Evaporative Coolers are NOT Yester Year’s Swamp Coolers

An evaporative cooler’s operation hinges squarely on the effectiveness of its rigid evaporative media. Evaporative media is the visible surface in evaporative coolers or evaporative cooling walls (such as those used for poultry applications) where you see water flow taking place. More importantly, it is where the “magic,” or science, occurs to generate cooling from…

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An Inside Look at Kuul Vitality Evaporative Media

  Kuul evaporative media, a part of the Portacool family, has been produced in Center, Texas, for more than 25 years. Our company has prided itself on providing the highest quality products for superior performance to our customers. The Kuul Vitality series of evaporative media has been specially designed for the agricultural industry, specifically for…

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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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