Scientists have been working on thermoacoustic refrigeration for over two decades. The basic idea is to use sound for refrigeration instead of the current refrigerants that cooling devices rely on. The U.S Navy is interested, and so is ice cream mogul Ben & Jerry’s.
Refrigeration units that store vaccines, whether in transit or at the end user’s location, need to be kept in good working order so that inappropriate temperatures don’t reduce vaccine potency and efficacy.
There’s an old saying about the shoemaker’s children having no shoes and going barefoot. While it’s understandable to give first priority to your customers, make the time to take care of your building’s HVAC system, too.