Keep Kuul – Season 1

Keep Kuul: The Cost of Heat Stress and Heat Injuries in the Military and the Correlation to Civilian Occupations.

Portacool Cooling

Shon Wainscott, National Accounts Manager at Portacool, sees a direct correlation between keeping cool in the military and keeping cool on the job. Wainscott spent fifteen years serving in the Army, the bulk of that time in the infantry. He spoke about his experiences with Tyler Kern and why it’s essential to have the proper…

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Healthcare
Keep Kuul with Portacool: Chilling the Middle East and North Africa

People in the U.S. know Portacool and their line of evaporative coolers, but Portacool is also a chilling force in 56 other countries. Ziad Ibrahim, Regional Sales Manager for Portacool’s Middle East and North Africa Segments, dropped by to talk about the unique cooling needs of this region of the globe. The challenge for the…

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Building Management
Keep Kuul with Portacool: Heat Stress Comes Full Circle

Keeping employees safe, cool, and productive is essential in any work environment. The role heat stress plays was the topic of this episode of Keep Kuul with Portacool. Tyler Kern reached out to Klint Barton, Regional Manager for Automotive, Southeast Division at Portacool for his perspective. Barton understands the seriousness of heat stress because he…

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Healthcare
Keep Kuul: Mexico, A Unique Market

Keeping spaces cool is critical in many different environments. Traditional ways to do this, such as with AC fans can be expensive and inefficient. In looking at the markets that Portacool serves, these statements are true for the unique case of Mexico. Keep Kuul host Tyler Kern spoke with Leo Martinez, National Accounts Manager for…

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Healthcare
Cooling Fans Help LA Manufacturer Fight the Heat

Heat is a threat to many worksites across the country. While there’s no way to eliminate it, companies can be proactive about keeping workers safe. That’s exactly the mantra of Craig Williams, Safety and Security Manager at Omni Specialty Packaging, a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of lubricants and chemicals for the automotive and industrial sectors….

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Energy
Keep Kuul: Powerful Cooling Solutions to Keep Your Employees Comfortable

As the weather across the country shifts to the warmer seasons, Todd Waldhauser, Director of Sales at Portacool, stopped by to talk to host Tyler Kern about keeping employees cool and comfortable when that thermometer begins to rise. And, as Waldhauser reminded Kern, temperature control is a year-round concern. Even if it’s cool outside,…

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Building Management
How Do Portable Cooling Solutions Handle the Heat?

Sunny South Florida is known for many things – nightlife, beaches, great food, and more – but it’s also known for some at-times-overwhelming heat and humidity. It comes with the territory, but that doesn’t always mean residents and visitors alike don’t want to keep cool. That’s why, for this episode of Keep Kuul, a Portacool…

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Applied Digital is Scaling Up Infrastructure to Handle Growing GPU Deployment Needs
May 20, 2024

During a transformative period, Applied Digital experienced a significant increase in demand for large-scale GPU deployment. This demand required a focus on power density, as the networking within data centers, particularly for InfiniBand, necessitated that servers be located close together. Each server consumed 10.2 kilowatts of power, and the optimal performance was achieved when…

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Applied Digital is Revolutionizing High Performance Computing by Locating Facilities at Unique Power Sources
May 20, 2024

Applied Digital optimizes high-performance computing by leveraging unique power sources, and locating facilities at the source of power rather than in traditional cloud regions. This approach is particularly suited for AI workloads, which do not require ultra-low latency like video streaming. By targeting areas with abundant but underutilized power, known as “stranded power,” the…

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Experts Talk K-12 EdTech Leadership Priorities
K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges
May 20, 2024

As we navigate the evolving landscape of K-12 education, the role of technology, as well as K-12 edtech leadership has never been more pivotal. Especially in the era of K-12 education post-pandemic, how has this influx of technology solutions for everything from curriculum management, to hybrid learning, to quiz gamification, to AI-supported learning, impacted…

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Energy Reporting for Utilities & Businesses Isn’t Just for Transparency. It’s for Energy & Cost Savings, Too.
May 20, 2024

As cities and states increasingly implement energy benchmarking, disclosure, and transparency mandates, utilities and businesses find themselves navigating a complex landscape of compliance and opportunity. The rise of building performance standards, such as New York’s Local Law 97, Boston’s Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO), and Denver’s Energize Denver, underscores the urgency for detailed…

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Keep Kuul: Maintaining Production Excellence from Assembly to Delivery
April 15, 2021

A company’s production processes must be the best to deliver best-in-class products. Joshua Sanford may be new to the Portacool family, but he knows work excellence when he sees it. Sanford, Portacool’s Manager of Production Engineering, spoke about the philosophy that helps produce quality products that serve as the cooling industry’s benchmark. The team culture…

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Keep Kuul: Developing a Customer Service-Centered Culture
March 3, 2021

It’s easy for companies to claim a commitment to culture, but how many of them actually practice and uphold their values in their day-to-day operations? And for the organizations that do, what are some ways to help ensure those values stick? Ben Wulf, the CEO of Portacool in east Texas, answers these questions and more…

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