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Recognitions to Two Companies

August 1, 2011
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Two refrigeration equipment manufacturers have received recognition for their energy efficiency efforts.

SCOTSMAN

Scotsman Ice Systems announced it has received the 2011 Energy Star Award for excellence in energy-efficient product design. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program recognizes organizations that promote energy-efficient products, homes, or buildings.

“Energy efficiency is not only good for the environment, but it also improves the bottom line for our end users,” said Mark McClanahan, president, Scotsman Ice Systems. “For example, with a Prodigy Energy Star-qualified ice machine, Scotsman customers can realize as much as a 20 percent energy saving on average, or approximately $710 annually.”

“Thanks to the creative promotion efforts of partners like Scotsman Ice Systems, consumers can more easily find energy-efficient Energy Star products in the marketplace,” said Elizabeth Craig, acting director of EPA’s Office of Atmospheric Programs.

“Scotsman Ice Systems leads the way by helping Americans learn how they can protect our environment through energy efficiency. We look forward to seeing the innovative programs these partners will continue to deliver.”

In a press release noting the recognition, Scotsman said it offers more than 50 Energy Star-rated ice machine models. Additionally, the company said 25 Scotsman ice machines are also rated - along with Energy Star - for the maximum Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) Tier 3-rated performance criteria, which exceeds the current Energy Star standard.

FREEAIRE REFRIGERATION

Freeaire Refrigeration has been awarded the Green Mountain Environmental Leadership Award in the “What a Great Idea!” category. The inaugural award recognizes environmental stewards and initiatives that encourage long-term conservation in Vermont. Freeaire Refrigeration of Waitsfield, Vt., has technology that allows cold outside air to be used for cooling.

According to the company, the system increases the efficiency of commercial refrigeration systems and reduces energy consumption by cutting component run-times by 50 to 90 percent.

“At Freeaire, we see winter as a natural resource, a source of renewable ‘polar power.’ It’s a simple, functional idea that works great in Vermont and other cool climates,” Freeaire president and founder Richard Travers said. “All of us at Freeaire are thrilled to be honored with this important award.”

Publication date: 08/01/2011

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