The devil is in the details, and the wrong choice can cause issues now or in the future
May 1, 2017
When replacing a component, it is generally best practice to obtain its replacement by referencing its part number and installing a component with the same part number. Unfortunately, this is not always possible or practical. Due to the nature of the systems we service, many times we are forced to select a replacement component based on either a cross-reference or by matching its specifications to those of the original component.
Several leading compressor manufacturers weighed in with insights and advice for contractors and technicians as they learn how to work safely with the equipment utilizing these so-called alternative refrigerants as they transition into primary refrigerant choices.
The price increase reflects economic factors such as rising material costs, as well as market dynamics. The company makes products at competitive prices, maintaining quality and using innovative technology.
Has grown to a nationwide company in the cold storage and food processing industry
August 8, 2016
Innovative Refrigeration Systems, a designer, fabricator, and installer of customized turnkey industrial refrigeration systems, announced it will invest $1.6 million and create 100 new jobs over the next three years.
Smartcool Systems Inc. and Tri-Caribbean Energy (TCE) announced that the Smartcool ECO3, as a part of TCE’s Green Energy Management (GEM) Power Savings Bundle, is reducing energy consumption by 31 percent on refrigeration systems at the Crystal Cove Hotel in Barbados.
Award goes to manufacturer installing advanced refrigeration systems in the most GreenChill certified stores
October 8, 2015
Hillphoenix announced it has received a 2014-2015 Achievement Award - Store Certification Excellence from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) GreenChill Partnership program. It’s the company’s fifth GreenChill award since the program launched in 2007.
System design, performance, and service conditions must be evaluated when retrofitting with a zeotropic or near-azeotropic refrigerant blend. Always follow the refrigerant manufacturer’s retrofit guidelines before retrofitting with any refrigerant, or system performance could be affected and/or injury may occur.
There is a vast selection of refrigerants, and sometimes a technician has a choice in selecting a refrigerant for a particular system. Knowing some of the basic properties of refrigerants can assist a technician in making that selection.
For two years, the commercial refrigeration industry has been reeling from a one-two regulatory punch from the DOE and the EPA. This convergence of aggressive regulations was unprecedented for our industry. It has forced us to explore every possibility to engineer the next generation of refrigeration systems.