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DIY mobile cooler has many uses

publication date: Mar 1, 2017
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Since the CoolBot first arrived on the market in 2006, growers and others within the produce community have been finding creative ways to develop on-farm cooling that are both effective and affordable. The relatively low cost of AC unit-based cooling as well as reduced power demands during cycling also allow growers to build mobile coolers from heavily-insulated box trailers. Researchers at the Plants for Human Health Institute at North Carolina State University published information about the Pack ‘N Cool Mobile Cooler, which has been instrumental in leading the rapid adoption of mobile coolers since 2012.



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