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Food for Good program participants

Meals on wheels

PepsiCo established the Food for Good program in 2009 to deliver meals to kids in underserved neighborhoods during the summer. But the expense of refrigerated trucks limited the program’s reach. In 2010, PepsiCo began working with Entropy Solutions to find a solution. Together they created the Cold Box, an inexpensive and reusable container that keeps food at a safe temperature for hours without refrigeration. It's powered by PureTemp. Read more

Photo: The first Cold Boxes were field-tested in 2011. It performed well in record heat that summer, and its use has expanded each year since. - courtesy PepsiCo Food for Good


Phase Change Matters

Dow, NEST team up on TES pilot project

Dow Chemical is collaborating with NEST AS of Norway on a thermal energy storage pilot project in Abu Dhabi. Dow will supply technical support and 2.6 metric tons of its Dowtherm A heat transfer fluid. Read more

FAQ

Everything you need
to know about PCMs

Phase change materials are designed to absorb, store and release thermal energy. They recharge as ambient temperatures fluctuate, making them ideal for a variety of everyday applications that require temperature control. Read more

Technical Papers

Flash point comparison: PureTemp vs. paraffin

Although PureTemp and paraffin PCMs have similar melting points, the higher molecular weight of PureTemp compounds makes them less volatile, thereby requiring a significantly higher temperature to generate an ignitable organic vapor and air mixture. Read more