This is my last Point of View commentary for The NEWS’ FROSTlines eNewsletter. By the time you read this, I will have been retired for several weeks. FROSTlines was a new venture for The NEWS when it began a few years ago. It was set to focus totally on refrigeration and it would be online only.
No sector of refrigeration has been more cutting edge than the supermarket sector. At the most recent Food Marketing Institute Energy & Store Development Conference, papers and presentations focused on these trends. Nearly all trends were actually being used in some supermarkets today.
When I think of how big and complex our industry is, I see it most reflected in the limited number of places the refrigeration shows I have attended can be held. These shows have a lot of people looking at a lot of products.
Enables NRM’s Refrigeration Solutions to be Deployed Through Lime Energy’s Web-Based Platform
July 15, 2014
Lime Energy Co., a provider of energy efficiency solutions for small businesses, announced that the company has partnered with National Resource Management Inc. (NRM), a supplier of energy-efficient refrigeration solutions.
Chapters on Ammonia and Carbon Dioxide Refrigeration Systems Have Been Updated
June 27, 2014
ASHRAE has announced that its new 2014 ASHRAE Handbook—Refrigeration is now available. The new volume includes information on cooling, freezing, and storing food; industrial applications of refrigeration; and low-temperature refrigeration.
Sixty-Five Percent of Refrigerated Products Are Transported in Containers
May 1, 2014
Carrier Transicold Pte Ltd presented its 1 millionth container refrigeration unit during a ceremony at its Singapore manufacturing facility. The milestone unit, a PrimeLINE unit with XtendFRESH atmosphere control system, was presented to CMA CGM, one of Carrier’s long-standing customers.
With all the talk about the phaseout of R-22 — with its huge range of air conditioning and refrigeration applications — one thing that seems to be often overlooked is that the refrigerant is not going away any time soon.
For five months in 2013, The NEWS’ FROSTlines eNewsletter ran a series on retrofitting open display cases with doors in supermarkets. It proved to be prophetic because shortly after the series ended, closed-door display cases became a hot topic at the Food Marketing Institute Energy and Store Design Conference.