You care about the welfare of your employees. You listen and sympathize when they talk about not being able to do their jobs properly because of the heat. Summers, especially in the Southern and Western United States, can be brutal. The heat can take its toll on your employees and even impact the way you do business. Heat-related conditions can be serious, and even deadly. The United States Department of Labor reported that 2,630 workers suffered from heat-related illnesses while on the job in 2014. Overheating can cause a host of health problems for your employees, including heat stroke and heat exhaustion. People who work outdoors in extreme heat are at risk. This includes agricultural workers and construction workers. However, heat-related problems don't just occur for employees who work outdoors. The Centers
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- A restaurant or home’s most impressive feature can often be the outdoor areas, although the oppressive heat of the summer can significantly hamper the ability to enjoy the fresh air. Fortunately, a wealth of available options not only can allow your business or residential property to survive the summer heat but actually help it to thrive when the temperatures hit their peak. Here’s a look at the top four reasons to transform your outdoor space and find refuge from the sun with Cool-Off.Read more »
Avoid that sun burn with umbrellas and shade sails:Just about everyone loves to be outside in the summer but nobody wants to pay the price with a brutal sunburn at the end of it. Although there are plenty of helpful options when it comes
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For restaurants interested in attracting more diners throughout the sunny days of Spring and Summer, patio dining areas are a priority. This is a lucrative trend but an establishment will only benefit if their decks and patios have the right comfort features. For the latest in outdoor dining comfort, a business strategy will find their clientele's best refuge from the Sun with Cool-Off products.
ROI: When it comes to planning a patio dining area, or to upgrade an existing one, the first step is to prepare a budget. Once the numbers have been crunched, there is one more thing to consider for that final tally, your return on investment (ROI). Industry research reveals that a restaurant with an al fresco dining option has the potential to increase its revenue by as much as 30%. Other restaurant professionals claim an even
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We don’t know about you, but we’re relieved that the race for the white house is finally over and we can all take this opportunity to cool off for a bit. With most of the country still dealing with end of summer heat, we’ve been making videos to help you see how your back yard or outdoor event can benefit from all our amazing misting and shade gear… Our high pressure fogging systems are extremely popular around the end of the year, perfect for grottos and anywhere you want to add a cooling fog, these systems now include our newest high pressure misting pumps.
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When the temperatures rise, all creatures great and small suffer from the effects of the heat. Due to the recent extreme water shortages and arid conditions in the Western United States, plants, animals, and people alike are in search of relief from the outdoor inferno. Finding relief from the heat in these areas of the country is no longer a luxury; it is a necessity. Installing one of our natural misting and cooling systems at a home or business will deliver the comfort that everyone seeks from the unrelenting heat of the sun. Installing a cooling component such as a covered structure, will deliver a shaded refuge from the insistent heat. Adding a misting system to the structure will help to make the temperature of the area feel much cooler and tolerable. When a sturdily built fan is added to these shade producing structures, the experience is guaranteed to be a pleasurable one for all present. Using these cooling components will help to lower the risk of heat illnesses such as heat
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When the summer sun begins to take its toll, shade sails offer a solution that is aesthetically pleasing, highly functional and completely practical. You can place one or more shade sails just about anywhere there are spots to anchor it, and can use them for providing shelter in your residential back yard or at your commercial facility. If you recently made or ordered one of these great products and plan on installing it as soon as the weather breaks, here are a few tips to help you get it right the first time.
Determine your design and layout. One of the coolest things about shade sails is their versatility. You can hang them a variety of ways. The typical designs
- In a recent post, we talked about the many benefits shade sails offer for enjoying the outdoor summer weather safely and comfortably. If you’re in the process of considering investing in a shade sail, there are a number of things you must take into consideration to ensure that the process goes smoothly and you end up with the result you’re looking for. The more you plan ahead, the fewer headaches you’ll have to deal with in the end. That said, here are some tips for planning for your new shade sails.Read more »
First, you’ll need to decide which type of shade sail would best suit your needs. This will help you determine how much work will go into getting it set up. For instance, if you’re just looking
- Shade sails provide a unique combination of elegant design, vibrant color and functional practicality for your home or business patio. They come in many shapes, sizes, colors and designs, offering great versatility and nearly endless decor options. If you’re not yet familiar with shade sails, or you’re still not convinced that they’re a good option for you, let’s take a look at exactly what they are and the many benefits they provide. Shade sails are largeRead more »