flowers + reading
Mar 1, 2020
**UPDATE: We have a winner! Congratulations to Reagan Johnson, owner of Copper + Bloom (Phoenix, Arizona) on winning a CoolBot Pro! Hope it’s helpful in that AZ heat.
If you didn’t win, but are still thinking of purchasing a CoolBot or CoolBot Pro, click here to receive $20 off your purchase as a way for us to say thank you for entering. xx
And, thank you to our friends at CoolBot for providing our industry with a business-changing product – and for your generosity in gifting a CoolBot PRO to one of our BB Community friends. We appreciate you!
Hey Flower Friends! 2020 just keeps gets better and better around here! We’re making it a priority this year to curate our favorite resources and get the information into your hands saving you time and energy so you can do what you do best – create extraordinary floral designs and grow show-stopping blooms.
Today, we’re crazy excited about the opportunity to introduce you to the Coolbot Pro and give you the opportunity to win one! If you’re not already using a CoolBot, chances are good that you’ve heard about it from a fellow floral designer or flower grower. If not, you’re in for a treat because this little device can change your business! We’re going to do our best to answer the questions you might have and give you links to more information about the Coolbot Pro. Then, be sure to follow the instructions for entry into the giveaway at the end of this blog post.
The CoolBot PRO is a patented Wi-Fi enabled temperature controller that enables users to create a low-cost walk-in cooler using a standard digitally controlled Window or Mini Split A/C unit. Plus, with CoolBot PRO you can monitor your cooler remotely and receive critical text alerts if your cooler gets too hot or too cold.
Whether you need a cooler for a cut flower farm, a budding wedding flower business or a potted peony operation, the CoolBot is a perfect choice. CoolBot customers around the world save on upfront installation costs, monthly electricity bills and expensive technician visits compared to traditional refrigeration systems.
To learn more about Coolbot for Flowers, click here.
Click on the resources below:
Humidity in a CoolBot controlled cooler will be exactly the same as in a conventionally chilled cooler. If you do want to increase the humidity level, you can oversize the air conditioner from the sizing chart. By oversizing the air conditioner from the normal recommendations, the greater surface area of the coolant coils is used to cool the air rather than a high fan speed. With larger air conditioners, CoolBot customers can run in the lowest, most gentle fan speed.
Some customers occasionally ask if they can use humidifiers in their rooms with the cut flowers. Sure! CoolBot recommends checking out this commercial humidifier. That being said, they generally find that it’s not needed, and the fact that it encourages and facilitates disease in the cold room means you really shouldn’t. If you want to do some quick spritzing on especially sensitive flowers that seem to be getting a bit more air flow than others, then go right ahead. Otherwise, it’s not necessary.
“The CoolBot is amazing, it was a total game changer for our business. Now we can hold the flowers and extend our sales window. “
ERIN BENZAKEIN | Owner/Founder, Floret Flower Farm
To enter the CoolBot PRO Giveaway:
Comment must be posted by Tuesday, March 10th at 11:59 pm Central time. Winner will be announced on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 on the Botanical Brouhaha Instagram page.
Giveaway open to entrants in the US only.
Special thanks to our friends at CoolBot for making this giveaway possible!