Cooler Research: An Evaluation of Drained vs. Un-Drained Coolers Loaded With Ice

Cooler Research:  An Evaluation of Drained vs. Un-Drained Coolers Loaded With Ice

GCPBA board member Blakely LaCroix and Peter Werness, Ph.D. did a scientific analysis of the temperature differences in coolers where melted ice water is both drained out or left inside.

Their conclusion is, "The results of this study show that draining water from a cooler significantly degrades cooling performance in a hot environment."

Read his full report here: Cooler Research Report

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One Response to Cooler Research: An Evaluation of Drained vs. Un-Drained Coolers Loaded With Ice

  1. David Greenwood says:

    So, is it better to have a cooler temperature in the ice chest for a shorter time, or have twenty pounds of ice on day 28?

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