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Articles Tagged with ''commercial refrigeration equipment''

Demand for Refrigeration Equipment to Increase

Report Sees Transport Heading the Growth

Contractors and technicians involved in refrigeration work could be seeing a step up in business. In a report issued in mid-2014, a research company called The Freedonia Group said that demand for commercial refrigeration equipment in the United States is expected to increase 3.1 percent per year through 2018 to $10.7 billion.


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AHRI and Zero Zone Challenge DOE Rulemaking

Petitioners Ask for Review of Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Standards

Petitioners contend DOE didn’t take all stakeholder comments into account when promulgating the rule.


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DOE Issues Commercial Refrigeration Standards

Refrigeration Equipment Comes Under Review

For service technicians and contractors, the key is to be aware of next-generation equipment coming down the road, any differing servicing techniques that might be required, and the fact that like-for-like equipment may not be easily changed out, even if a customer requests it. 


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May 27, 2014: AHRI Petitions for Court Review of Commercial Refrigeration Efficiency Rule

Association Says Rule Does Not Meet Criteria for New Energy Efficiency Standards

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in response to its final rule issued on March 28, 2014, regarding energy efficiency standards for commercial refrigeration equipment. 


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AHRI Challenges Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Final Rule in Court

On May 27, 2014, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in response to its final rule regarding energy conservation standards for commercial refrigeration equipment. 


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May 6, 2014: Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Demand in the US to Reach $10.7 Billion

Growth Expected in the Foodservice and Food Retail Sectors

Demand for commercial refrigeration equipment in the United States is forecast to increase 3.1 percent per year through 2018 to $10.7 billion, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group Inc., a Cleveland-based industry market research firm.


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DOE Looks at Energy Standards

Refrigeration Equipment Comes Under Review

Service technicians who work on commercial refrigeration equipment should be aware that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued what it calls the final rule on the “Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Refrigeration Equipment.”


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Tecumseh Expands Plant in Mississippi

Company Increases Production of Its Commercial Refrigeration Compressor

Tecumseh Products Co. has expanded operations at its facility in Verona, Miss. Tecumseh manufactures refrigeration and air conditioning products and expanded production of the AE2 commercial refrigeration compressor to better serve the North American market.


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EPA Tightens Energy Star Standards

New Specifications Take Effect Oct. 1

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published what it described as “The Final Draft Version 3.0” which deals with product specifications for Energy Star-qualified commercial refrigerators and freezers. The standards will take effect Oct. 1, 2014.


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Dec. 5, 2013: Rheem Acquires Heat Transfer Products Group

One of Rheem’s Immediate Goals Is to Reinvigorate the Brand
Rheem announced that it has acquired Heat Transfer Products Group (HTPG), Scottsboro, Ala., from Monomoy Capital Partners. Rheem is a manufacturer of heating, cooling, water heating, and pool/spa heating products. HTPG is a manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment for the foodservice, food retail, and other markets.


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