Given the complexity of the cooling challenge in such spaces, managers might consider working closely with the manufacturer or distributor to specify the most appropriate unit.
"Contact the local HVAC distributor," Stevenson says. "Manufacturer web sites offer product selectors to help them. You can go through the selector, and it'll recommend the proper model and accessories for you, based on your application."
Paulson recommends managers come to such discussions armed with questions to help them narrow the search:
Specifying Effective Portable Cooling Equipment
Determining Facility Cooling Needs
Solving Cooling Challenges