Contractors silences 'critics,' equipment noise

When owner Bob Sickles decided to completely renovate the building that housed Sickles Farm Market, he called on Krohn Refrigeration — a company that had been servicing his two refrigerated showcases and walk-in cooler for several years — to handle the increased refrigeration and air conditioning needs.

Krohn Refrigeration, located in Manalapan, NJ, does some air conditioning work, but only for its refrigeration customers. Founded in 1951 by Hans Krohn, CM, the Krohns are members of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES).

The plan originally called for typical rooftop heating and cooling package units, and refrigeration condensing units on the ground outside. The architect had drawn the plans out this way and Krohn Refrigeration was ready to begin the work.

However, Sickles Farm Market, located in Little Silver, NJ, was having trouble getting final approval from the zoning board. The reason? Several residents living nearby raised concerns about noise from the air conditioning and refrigeration condensing units. That’s when the job got interesting.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

Recent Articles by Virginia Nowak

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2015 HARDI Fly-In

Highlights from HARDI's Congressional Fly-In in Washington, D.C.


NEWSMakers: Clint Schreck

Clint Schreck, general manager, Columbus Worthington Air, Columbus, Ohio, discusses winning Angie’s List Super Service Award, how to handle online reviews, and much more.

More Podcasts


NEWS 05-25-15 cover

2015 May 25

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe


The EPA has approved several hydrocarbon (HC) refrigerants for HVACR applications. Do you support the use of HCs?
View Results Poll Archive


2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con