Several recent nor'easter storms and a winter that never seems to end may combine to make the idea of installing cooling misting fans the last thing on your mind. But warmer weather will arrive and with it these eight situations when you'll either be glad you made the early decision to order misting fans or regret you didn't get it done:
You're A Coach For Youth Or Adult Sports TeamsIn the heat of game battle, players often overheat without realizing how sick they are until medical attention is necessary. Senior and child participants are especially susceptible to heat-related illnesses, as they do not adjust to extreme temperatures quickly. For seniors, the issues are age, chronic illness and medications; for children, it's their size and inability to understand or explain clearly to
Do you work outside all summer? It can be rough. But professions such as hardscaping and masonry have a positive side; they keep you in excellent shape, make it easy to get some color and, of course, are perfect for anyone who enjoys physical work. Whether you're a hardscaper or mason, you should be proud of your job. Why? Because you're a part of a unique group of today's workforce—one that appreciates the advantages of working hard with your hands. And what some people forget is that you can actually make an excellent living doing this type of work. Even so, there is one big downfall: the brutal summer sun. It can steal your energy, reduce efficiency and make it difficult to focus, increasing the likelihood of mistakes at the job site. But isn't this something every person working outside has always had to deal with? Yes—but not anymore! Now, more and
As the weather warms up, kids spend more time outside. Even in this age of tablets and smartphones, with adults constantly shaking their heads about how much time kids spend staring at screens, playgrounds tend to be swarming with kids once springtime hits. However, when spring gives way to summer, and the temperatures soar, that can lead to some rather serious problems. How serious? Well, as Peaceful Playgrounds points out, kids tend to absorb more heat than adults do, and they sweat less in the process. So if a kid is out running around in the heat, climbing stairs, swinging on swings, and throwing themselves down a slide, they're going to heat up a lot faster than they would if they were a decade or so older. As a result, kids are much more prone to cramps, heat stroke, and other negative effects of high heat. Playground equipment can reach temperatures of more than 120 degrees during particularly
Summer is the time for sports. Whether it's junior soccer for the kids, the company softball league dad decided to join this year, or peewee football for the little ones, everyone wants to get out and play a game or two once the temperature warms up. Even if you remember to stay hydrated and put on the proper amount of sunscreen, though, there is a risk that you won't be able to beat the heat after it reaches a certain temperature. However, if you're looking for a way to keep cool while still getting into the spirit of the season, then it might be time to think about setting up misting fans on your home field. If you're thinking of those fans you often see on restaurant patios that keep things cool for the outdoor patrons, those are exactly the same fans we're talking about. They can do a lot more than let you enjoy your sandwich in comfort when the temperature soars.
How Will Misting Fans Help Athletes Beat The Heat?When you're out on
Every industry has its own special standards. These are details that rival companies compete on that make a difference to the customers and decide who is at the top of the industry. In multi-family rentals, this standard can be summed up in a single word, "Luxury". Luxury apartments are a step above average apartments. They provide a higher degree of comfort, convenience, and exclusivity than what most people have come to associate with apartments and complexes. However, what defines an apartment as 'luxury' is not exactly set in stone, in fact, it changes from neighborhood to neighborhood. The design of a building can enhance the luxury of an apartment unit and neighborhood. But, many apartment communities have self-upgraded simply by improving the environment, amenities, and quality of the units themselves. If you're looking to become more competitive in the local apartment rental market, the most bang for your budget can be found in clever and affordable luxury features. Here are
Fairs are the time for having fun and making memories that will stay with you for years to come. Whether it's singing along with the band playing the center stage on opening night, riding the rides, testing yourself with the games of skill and chance, or just eating delicious food that you know you'll regret tomorrow, there's something for everyone to enjoy at fairs. However, since they tend to happen during the summer months (to take advantage of warm weather and since kids are off of school), fairs also have to contend with dust, soaring temperatures, and a dozen other environmental issues. If you've been beaten by the heat before, here are three reasons you should consider having misting fans at your next fair.
Reason #1: They Keep Things CoolA misting system uses a basic scientific principle called evaporation cooling in order to help fight soaring temperatures.
When you think of big, colorful umbrellas and cabanas, hot days, cold drinks and the need to hide from the sun usually come to mind. But clubs and resorts in tropical climates are not the only beneficiaries of such shady amenities; ski resorts and other cold-weather locations will find just as much use for them. If your resort operates year-round, and your packing those patio umbrellas and cabanas away when ski season arrives, here's why it's time to rethink that idea:
Why sun protection matters in a cold climate
The sun's rays don't go away just because it's winter, with its overcast skies and shorter days. The sun's UV rays can penetrate cloud cover and contribute to skin cancer,
Patio umbrellas are one of the best conveniences you can provide for your resort guests. They provide a space protected from the elements for your guests to relax in and still enjoy the outdoors. Tired parents can supervise their children in comfort, and folks can watch the sunset while secure. However, delivering the most comfort to your guests requires picking the best umbrella for your property. Which one should you pick? That is a question that only you can answer, but here are few general things to consider while you are out shopping for your resort.Read more »
Cantilever UmbrellasDo you have an open area where the sunlight moves dramatically throughout the day? Cantilever umbrellas may be your best bet. These are umbrellas that hang from their masts instead of opening up from a main post. The canopy can be moved around the mast so that the shade covers the right area all day, no matter what time it is. This also has the advantage of not having
Though working outside has its perks—such as breathing fresh air, the enjoying nature, soaking in essential vitamin D, getting a tan, and staying in shape, all while making money—there's no denying that it has its downfalls; the biggest of which is severe heat stress. But most of these problems can be resolved using a misting fan at the job site. And that's why there's no need to sweat whether your crew may overheat during the hottest months of the year. Join us below as we explain five advantages of using misting fans for manual labor jobs this summer.
Staying Cool & Productive From landscaping, hardscaping, masonry and roofing to painting, carpentry, construction and paving, industrial high-pressure misting fans are perfect for any type of outdoor work. Because not only do they keep your workers cool, calm, and collected during a time of
You can't see it through the snow, ice and freezing rain, but spring is coming, and with it comes fine weather, flowers, new tree growth, outdoor work and sports activities - and the need for misting fans. Here are seven reasons why spring's arrival signals it's time for adding some cooling comfort to your environment:
Spring brings allergy seasonal allergiesAllergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S., with about 50 million people suffering some symptoms annually and about 200,000 trips to the emergency room made every year due to the severe reactions. A misting fan helps remove dust and allergens from skin, hair and clothing, reducing the chance of inhaling them and causing an allergic reaction.
Gardening and landscaping workWhether you're growing your own produce or re-sodding a baseball field, the water and breeze from a fan keeps you cool in warm or hot conditions, and for the home gardener, there's the