Articles Tagged with ''supermarket refrigeration''

Aug. 19, 2014: Emerson to Address EPA Proposed Rule Banning HFCs in Some Refrigeration Applications

Company Says Rule Would Have Significant Impact on Equipment Used for Retail Food Refrigeration

Emerson Climate Technologies announced that it is preparing an industry communication to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) recent notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) that would delist some refrigerants commonly used in supermarkets and commercial refrigeration equipment.


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July 18, 2014: EPA Proposes to Prohibit HFCs in Some Refrigeration Applications

Proposal Includes Retail Food Refrigeration and Vending Machines

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is proposing a rule that would prohibit the use of certain HFC refrigerants that have high global warming potential in select refrigeration applications.


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Report Looks at Walk-in Refrigeration Market in the US Through 2018

Market Is Increasingly Adopting Green Technology and Using Renewable Energy Sources

TechNavio, a global research firm, has published a research report, Walk-in Refrigeration Market in the US. The report finds increasing use of green technology and renewable energy sources as a key trend affecting that sector. The analysis is for the forecast period 2014-2018.


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Going From Green to Lean?

Looking at Shifting Priorities for Supermarkets

Over the last couple of months, I’ve referenced comments from Terry Parker, president of Merchandising by Design, who spoke on the topic “The Art and Science Behind Compelling Fresh Food Formats” at last fall’s Food Marketing Institute Energy and Store Design Conference.


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More Refrigerants, More Ways to Use Them

Supermarket Sector Still Trying to Track Trends

For new installations, so-called natural refrigerants are Topic No. 1 as the sector wants to get an edge on any possible phase down in production of HFCs.


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The Business of Refrigeration

Refrigerants, Supermarkets, Acquisitions

In the business of refrigeration, there have been recent developments in refrigerant research, supermarket energy-efficiency improvements, and the acquisition of a commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturer.


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Display Cases Wide Open No Longer

Refrigerated Cases with Doors Are What Customers Want, Consultant Said
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.


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Where Does Refrigeration Figure into a Supermarket’s Plan?

For Some, Refrigeration Is Just Another Blip on the Map
The photograph with this column was taken from the balcony of a supermarket in the Baltimore area during a tour of several stores at the Food Marketing Institute Energy and Store Development Conference. Notice the massive amount of floor space and products on display.


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Contractors Crucial in Supermarket Perceptions

HVAC Contractors Essential in Supermarkets’ Freshness

To me, cleanliness is extremely important, especially as to what the meat preparation area looks like after it is closed for the evening. I would hope all customers put high priority on store cleanliness and store owners do the same.


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Detecting Costly Refrigerant Leaks

Balancing Environmental Responsibilities, Energy Savings, System Resiliency
Over the course of recent years, the HVACR industry has been focused and made strong progress on developing and advancing refrigeration equipment and systems responsible-use practices.


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