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Portacool 30th Anniversary Spotlight – Todd Waldhauser

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:  Todd Waldhauser Role:  Director, Sales Years at Portacool: 19 (20 years come…

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Europe’s Approach to Heat Stress & Worker Safety – Specifics

As discussed previously on our blog, the European Union and its EU-OSHA do not outline specific heat safety laws. However, several countries in the EU have their own rules and guidelines. Online outlet Refinery 29 offered a roundup article on workplace temperature limits around the world. Here, we list the article’s key findings as a…

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Portacool Celebrates 30 Years!

Home Alone, Time Warner, and the Simpsons– all things that have been around for 30 years. Did you know Portacool was also on that list? Founded in 1990, Portacool portable evaporative coolers entered the marketplace offering the first version of a portable evaporative cooler designed to provide economical, effective cooling wherever it was needed. Since…

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Brand Ambassadors Give the Gift of Portacool

We ushered in the summer season of 2019 with a new team of brand ambassadors that rely on Portacool portable evaporative coolers in their shops. When the mercury began to rise, these ambassadors were excited to share with their social media followers where and how they use their Portacool Jetstream coolers. To kick-off our partnerships, we…

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Ponderings From the Portacool Porch

  Each summer at Portacool we talk to hundreds – potentially, thousands of people – over the course of the hottest months.  From customer service calls to events across the country and social media interactions, we have conversations that cover the gamut when it comes to our products and proper usage techniques. Through the course…

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The Basics of Portacool Portable Evaporative Coolers

  Portacool portable evaporative coolers are known as some of the best evaporative coolers in the world. So, how do they work to provide cooling? Here’s an overview Before we discuss how an evaporative cooling system works, let’s point out the components in a Portacool evaporative cooler: Housing – this is the exterior of your…

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Pump Up Your Portacool

Ever wonder what that extra switch is next to the power button on your Portacool portable evaporative cooler? Sure, it says “Pump,” but what does that pump actually do inside the cooler? The pump actually plays an important role in the evaporative cooling process that takes place within Portacool portable evaporative coolers. Without a pump…

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Summer Kicks-off Tomorrow – Be Heat Safety Aware

Yep, tomorrow is the official start of summer with the beginning of the summer solstice. That also means that it is the day with the most hours of sunlight during the whole year. What will you do this weekend to take in all that sunshine? Besides sunny skies, when we think about the summer we…

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Portacool Chill Zone Part of the New INField Experience at ISM Raceway

ISM Raceway, based in Avondale, Arizona (near Phoenix), has unveiled key elements of the new INfield experience as part of the ISM Raceway Project Powered by DC Solar. In addition to receiving a live look into the new Gatorade Victory Lane and post-race celebration, driver appearances and open-air interactive garage featuring their favorite teams and…

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