Portacool 30th Anniversary Spotlight – Jeff Cook


Founded in 1990, Portacool is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. To give you a view into what makes the leader in evaporative cooling tick, we’re spotlighting long-time employees to share their memories, experiences and perspectives during their time with the company.

Name: Jeff Cook Portacool Portable Evaporative Air Conditioners

Role: Director of Manufacturing – Evaporative Media

Years at Portacool: 20 years

How has Portacool changed and grown over your time at the company?
Portacool has grown a lot over the years. Employees, innovations and dedication have helped build this company – from a small, family-owned business doing 6,000 units per year to the 60,000 units per year today. The evaporative media department alone has grown from a couple hundred thousand pieces to 1.8 million pieces per year. From the new branding of Portacool, to Kuul and the experience of The Kuul Effect, to the new Portacool and Media products – the sky is the limit for Portacool.

From your perspective, what would you say are Portacool’s greatest accomplishments over the years?
Becoming the global leader in evaporative cooling technologies and taking care of our team members and family.

How would you describe Portacool?
Committed and innovative company with world class customer service, high integrity and dedicated personnel.