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Government Agencies Focused on Heat Education

  When a certain topic is prevalent enough to be addressed by at least EIGHT separate government agencies with specific information dedicated to education, it is clearly a very important matter. One topic with this level of coverage is that of heat safety illness and prevention, and it gets a great deal of attention from…

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Portacool 30th Anniversary Spotlight – Donald Sigler

  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: Donald Sigler Role: Customer Service/Tech Support Years at Portacool: 26 years…

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Portacool 30th Anniversary Spotlight – Kim McElroy

  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: Kimberly McElroy Role: Director, Customer Service and Logistics Years at Portacool:…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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,…

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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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