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Thermo-Simple, an Idea That Became an International Product (Part 2)

Jun 7, 2018 9:45:00 AM / by RI Guy posted in Thermo-Simple, Company News, Refrigeration

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In part 1 of this blog, I recounted how the idea for Thermo-Simple as a product came about. In this post, I'll illustrate how the path from idea to product can be less than straightforward.

Like any real life story, product development can have its ugly side and is a roller coaster ride not for the faint of heart. You can be certain of two things.  The first is that whatever you think it will cost, you can be certain it will be more, double, triple or much worse.  The second is that there will be highs and lows.  My uncle gave me great advice many years ago, "never let yourself get too high, or too low" - you need to try to keep your emotions somewhat on an even keel to be able to get through such a process.

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Thermo-Simple, an Idea That Became an International Product (Part 1)

May 31, 2018 10:15:00 AM / by RI Guy posted in Thermo-Simple, Company News, Refrigeration

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In my life I have been both blessed and cursed with the "idea bug".  Almost everyday I can be working on something with great focus, and suddenly the bug bites and my mind has to switch gears and begin daydreaming about a "new" way to do something, or a "new" idea.  And when I say new... I mean new to my brain.  Some are paper worthy, some are quickly forgotten when it's realized it won't work or it's already been done.

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The Key to Cold is Heat...

May 17, 2018 9:04:00 AM / by RI Guy posted in Company News, Heat, Refrigeration

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 Ask any of your friends what refrigeration is all about, and you are likely to get many interesting and widely varied answers. For some refrigeration has to do with keeping things cold.  For some it has to do with keeping things frozen.  And for others its just a necessary evil - with an outside impact on utility bills!. 

What if I told you that refrigeration is actually all about heat?  Keeping things cold or frozen is the subjective end goal, but the process is actually just moving heat from one "place" to another. From a scientific point of view, this whole topic would be termed thermodynamics - but lets keep things simple and understandable for the purposes of this discussion.

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