Heat Dangers in a Bounce House? – Heat Index Chart Included

We have all heard the stories of children & pets left in hot cars, but most of us have never really thought about the possible dangers inside of a bouncer on a hot day. A study on the impact of temperature on bounce houses was just published last Thursday in the “Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society”. The study called “Do Inflatable Bounce Houses Pose Heat-related Hazards to Children” was performed last summer by the University of Georgia. The University conducted experiments on wind speeds & temperature among other factors. The researchers found that the temperature inside of a bouncer adds 4-7 degrees to the outside temperatures. Continue reading “Heat Dangers in a Bounce House? – Heat Index Chart Included”