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New Technology Deals with Food Integrity

When it comes to walk-in freezers and coolers, no matter how sophisticated the mechanical refrigeration systems or how well maintained, those who are responsible for such units always fret a bit about product integrity, especially if it is a food product.


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What If Gomer Serviced Your Freezer?

Why a Qualified Tech Is Needed

Those of you of a certain age interested in a bit of refrigeration nostalgia should check out an episode of the old Andy Griffith TV show that first aired back in 1964. (It usually shows up on the TV Land cable channel from time to time.)


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May 13, 2014: Star Refrigeration Launches US Subsidiary, Azane Inc.

Company Will Offer Packaged Ammonia Chillers and Freezers

Star Refrigeration Group announced that it has launched a new United States subsidiary, Azane Inc., to manufacture and supply its “low-charge ammonia” technology in the U.S. The company developed the technology to meet the challenges that the HVACR industry was facing as Europe started the phaseout of R-22 refrigerant.


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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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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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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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Closing an Open Case

Store Reduces Power Costs with Refrigeration Retrofit

Ever since opening its first stores in the Western U.S. in 2007, Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Inc. has placed a focus on being a leader in energy efficiency and sustainability within the food retail industry. 


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