Fermentation + CoolBot – Salt And Savour Owner David Edmonson Uses DIY Refrigeration to Perfect Sauerkraut Flavor & Freshness

David Edmondson arrived at a point in his life where it was time to make some personal dietary changes. In doing so, he taught himself a lot about nutrition and the benefits of probiotics. “Turns out we all need that stuff,” he laughed. David loves to experiment in the kitchen, so he got himself some books on fermentation and got …

Introducing the CoolBot Pro: Interview with Store It Cold CEO Brian Murphy

Once upon a time, farmer Ron Kholsa and his college roommate Timothy, an Engineer from Cornell University, tried tinkering around with an A/C unit, attempting to trick it into cooling down to 34 degrees.. Lo and behold, it worked! Now — twelve years and 50K satisfied customers later — Store It Cold has revolutionized the way small business owners, farmers, …

Tiny Farm Duluth: Eddy Gilmore’s Midlife Crisis Success Story

Eddy Gilmore has led a fairly interesting life. In fact, you can read about it in his book The Emancipation of a Buried Man, in which he vividly describes growing up as a child of an extreme hoarder. In a nutshell, Eddy can be described as a part-time writer, a part-time farmer and a full-time father of twins living in …

Lost & Found: CoolBot Helps Lost Bear Brews Owner Nick Hegge Transform Garage Into Microbrewery

Nick Hegge has been homebrewing his own beer for about a decade. At first, he would work out of his kitchen with a bucket, but his hobby quickly expanded to take over his whole garage. Now brewing encompasses a “good portion of his life,” according to Nick, who’s a video producer by day and homebrewer/super dad by night. (His two …

Meet Julia Giglio, the 17-Year-Old Venturer and Community Leader Who Built a Walk-in Cooler for Her Local Food Bank

Julia Giglio must have a Time-Turner. That’s the most logical explanation for how this high school senior in Urbana, MD, can possibly do all of the things she does. “Unfortunately for my parents, I’m very heavily involved,” she laughs. Giglio is the Vice President of Programs for the National Capital Area Council Venturing Officers Association as well as the President …

Refrigeration and CoolBot 101

Have you ever considered what a summertime trip to the supermarket would be like without refrigeration? You jump into your air conditioned car, a brief respite from the afternoon’s blistering temperatures. Your hair curls as soon as you step out into the parking lot (thanks humidity!), until you cross the threshold of the supermarket’s automatic sliding doors and — whoosh! …

How to Set Up Your Cooler for the Winter Season

As the warm months fade away and the cold season moves in, a lot of our users wonder how to manage the cold temperatures in their coolers. This guide will help you learn how to set up your walk in cooler for winter. When temperatures outside fall below the freezing point, temperatures inside the cooler can drop low as well. …

5 Reasons to Retrofit Your Walk-In Cooler with a CoolBot Refrigeration System

Compressor failure. Frozen evaporator. Freon leak. Have any of these problems turned your walk-in cooler into a very expensive (not to mention highly impractical) paperweight? If your cooler is just taking up space, or if you’re in a bind and need cold storage fast, consider replacing your traditional refrigeration system with a CoolBot refrigeration system. The CoolBot system is simple. …

DIY Walk-In Cooler Repair [VIDEO]

If your walk-in cooler’s compressor goes out, don’t sweat it! Save money by installing a CoolBot and window air conditioner yourself. This walk-in cooler repair video will show you how to get your cooler up and running again in less than 30 minutes.