Call Us: 888-324-7722

I Need a Rental

Portable Air Conditioning and Heating -- an Educational Blog

Tina Behnke

Recent Posts

4 Ways Portable Electric Heaters Improve Winter Construction Sites

Posted by Tina Behnke

The 5-day forcast calls for freezing temps and a chance of snow.  Not what you want to hear when you manage or work on an active outdoor construction site with project deadlines!  There are no snow days when you can stay in your warm house, drinking hot chocolate and watching movies all day like when you were in school.  NEWSFLASH: Those fun snow days ended with your school days!

Read More

Topics: Portable Electric Heaters, Rent Portable Heaters, Construction Heater Rental

5 Best Ways to Use Electric Heater Rentals on Construction Sites

Posted by Tina Behnke

Winter weather arrives and the construction project needs to stay on schedule.  No winter break allowed!

Read More

Topics: Portable Electric Heaters, Rent Portable Heaters, Construction Heater Rental

Government Shutdown 2013 Ends - Spot Cooler Rentals Resume

Posted by Tina Behnke

Who would think that the government shutdown would affect the spot cooler rental business? Well, we sure didn't think so initially.  Be sure to check out the article in Rental Pulse, published by Rental Management Magazine

Read More

Topics: Spot Cooler Rental, AC Rentals, Rent Portable Air Conditioners

What to do When You Need Tent Air Conditioning AND Heating

Posted by Tina Behnke

For many regions of the US, it's that time of year again.  Shoulder season. The few weeks between summer and fall and then again between winter and spring when you're not quite sure if you need air conditioning or heating. And sometimes you have a freaky two-season day where you need heat in the morning and air conditioning in the afternoon!

Read More

Topics: Rent Portable Heaters, Special Event Cooling, Rent Tent Air Conditioners, Special Event Heating

Meet Marlin Spencer (Dr. Comfort) - The Tent Air Conditioning Guru

Posted by Tina Behnke

Many tent air conditioning projects can take weeks from the initial call to the installation date.  We may work with a bride, a wedding planner, a venue manager, a tent rental company, even a caterer -- heck, sometimes we're working with ALL these parties to coordinate the air conditioning for the tent. 

Read More

Topics: Special Event Cooling, Tent Air Conditioning, Rent Tent Air Conditioners

Surprise! Server Room Cooling - It's Not Just for Summer

Posted by Tina Behnke

Once summer winds down you may think you're out of the woods as far as your server room cooling system is concerned.  Think again. 

Read More

Topics: Server Room Cooling, Spot Cooler Rental, Data Center Cooling

Rental Air Conditioning Industry Thanks Dr. Willis Carrier for 111 Years!

Posted by Tina Behnke

As you sit in your air conditioned car, office or home be sure to celebrate the coolest dad ever -- Dr. Willis Carrier, the father of modern air conditioning.

Read More

Topics: Rent Portable Air Conditioners, Air Conditioning

Protect Nursing Home Residents with Portable Air Conditioner Rentals

Posted by Tina Behnke

Each summer, there are reports of skilled nursing home (SNF) residents that are subject to extreme heat due to broken air conditioners. One of the more recent incidents took place in May 2013.  Thankfully, the nursing home involved in the situation took immediate action by strategically placing fans and portable air conditionersQuick action is essential when a nursing home’s air conditioning system breaks down causing a heat emergency.

There are two main reasons skilled nursing homes must take immediate action when there is an air conditioning failure causing a heat emergency

Read More

Topics: Rent Portable Air Conditioners, Rent Portable Spot Coolers

Keep Your Cool with Emergency Air Conditioner Rentals

Posted by Tina Behnke

It always seems to happen on the hottest day of the summer: you come into work in the morning, and instead of relief from the heat, you get hit with another wave of stuffy, hot air.  HELP!!  The building’s air conditioning system is down.  It actually seems hotter inside than it is outdoors!

If you’re the person in charge, getting that AC system fixed isn’t your only problem – people just don’t want to work in sweltering conditions, and the higher the temperature is, the more your lack of cool air goes from an issue of comfort to an issue of health. 

Read More

Topics: Emergency Cooling Plan, Emergency Cooling, Rent Portable Spot Coolers

Keep Your Business in Business with Emergency Air Conditioner Rental

Posted by Tina Behnke

It’s the nightmare scenario for any facilities manager or small business owner.  Whether caused by flood, lighting strike, energy spike or “origin still unknown,” the failure of an air conditioning system in the middle of summer can wreak havoc on the productivity of your office, the safety of your data, and the morale of your staff.  The bottom line... a cooling crisis can affect your bottom line!

So what do you do when your air conditioner calls it quits in the middle of a heat wave?  When disaster strikes your building or business how do you keep the business in business?  Do you have an emergency air conditioning plan to keep your business in business?

Read More

Topics: Emergency Cooling, Rent Temporary HVAC, Rent Temporary Air Conditioners