A Green Way to Create a Comfortable Environment

Do you have a big space that is becoming too hot for productive work, storage or leisure? Did you know most people feel comfortable between 68-80°F when the relative humidity ranges between 35-60 percent? 1 Our human bodies are not made to deal with heat on a daily basis. Extreme heat environments can overwhelm our body’s ability to cope with …

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American Manufacturing and Veterans Deliver a Cooler World

Many American businesses have shifted jobs overseas in an effort to reduce production and labor costs and increase profits. This trend is very apparent in the manufacturing sector as inexpensive labor is abundant and regulations are often less stringent in developing countries. This business strategy can often come with a price, however: poor quality, product inconsistency, and failure to support …

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Power Breezer® Helps Job Site Productivity Stay on Track

The project schedule is tight, deadlines are approaching, and the heat index has soared to 111° F. How do you keep workers safe and productive in sweltering heat while keeping the job on time and on budget? When it comes to worker productivity, there’s no question that heat is the enemy. For every 2 degrees that the temperature rises above …

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Safety First: Battling Heat Stress So Workers Stay Cool, Safe and Productive

When summer approaches, the talk turns to surviving another season of sweltering temperatures. But in reality, high heat conditions exist year-round in many industries, and the threat of heat-related illnesses is very real for employees who work in them. Heat stress occurs when the body is not able to balance the heat generated by strenuous physical labor and a hot …

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Plan Ahead to Beat the Heat

High heat and humidity on the job site is a problem that experienced supervisors grapple with every year. Heat stress creates a workplace hazard indoors as well as outdoors and can occur in well-ventilated facilities, brought on by local heat sources such as steam, hot machinery, and engines. Heat illness and deaths have been documented within a heat index as …

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Cost efficient for your Warehouse or Manufacturing company

Cost cutting at home is one thing, but how does a company save some overhead when it’s a warehouse or manufacturing setting? Here are some quick suggestions: 1. Lighting – HID’s may be brighter, but fluorescent are more energy efficient. Adding a motion sensor to areas that are less utilized will add to those savings also. Natural skylights are also …

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