Articles Tagged with ''refrigeration''

Refrigeration Techs Keep Holiday Parties on the Rocks - in a Good Way

November 28, 2011
‘Tis the season more people pay attention to refrigeration — the natural kind.

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Hoshizaki America Inc.: Refrigerators, Freezers, and Ice Machines

November 28, 2011
Featuring a space-saving design, the Serenity Series Cubelet Ice Machine, FS-1500MLH-C, produces up to 830 pounds of chewable cubelet ice per 24 hours. The shallow depth provides easy access to the dispenser bin.

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Nov. 21, 2011: Researchers Show How to Cut Refrigerated Display Case Energy Use Up to 15 Percent

November 21, 2011
Engineers at the University of Washington in Seattle and Kettering University in Flint, Mich., are working to cut the amount of energy used by refrigerated display cases. Results published in the journal Applied Thermal Engineering show that tweaking the physics can reduce the energy used for refrigeration by as much as 15 percent.

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Nov. 17, 2011: Source Refrigeration & HVAC Opens New Branch Office in Georgia

November 17, 2011
Source Refrigeration & HVAC has announced further expansion into the southeast United States. Source will now service customers throughout the greater-Atlanta area from a new office in Norcross, Ga.

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Nov. 11, 2011: Hill Phoenix Acquires Advansor A/S

November 11, 2011
Hill Phoenix Inc., a Dover Company, has announced the acquisition of Denmark-based Advansor A/S. The Danish company specializes in the design and manufacture of CO2 transcritical refrigeration and heat pump systems for supermarkets and light industrial applications.

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Ice Breaker: The Visual Inspection

November 7, 2011
In many aspects the first part of a job is like detective work — not only does a technician need to identify the problem but he also must determine its root cause. A good initial step is to visually inspect the entire system.

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Picking Ammonia Can Be Smart

October 31, 2011
As the world of refrigeration moves away from traditional CFCs and HCFCs toward more environmentally friendly alternatives, the use of ammonia refrigerants has been gaining in popularity and trending upwards.

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Fun With R-407A in Retail Refrigeration

October 31, 2011
Have you worked with R-407A in refrigeration jobs? The mechanical design company Henderson Engineers Inc. (HEI) of Kansas City has in such a project where it was given the task by a major retailer to improve the carbon footprint of a supermarket refrigeration system.

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Oct. 24, 2011: Refrigerated Display Case Market Forecasted to Reach $5 Billion by 2017

October 24, 2011
According to a new report by Global Industry Analysts Inc. (GIA), the global market for refrigerated display cabinets is forecast to reach over $5.34 billion by the year 2017, stimulated by a rise in food retailing, restaurants, take-aways and other non-traditional food outlets such as kiosks and gas stations.

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Contractor Reduces Setup Time With Electronic Controller

October 10, 2011
Setting up a refrigeration condensing unit for a walk-in cooler can present a challenge in foodservice applications.

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