The following is excerpted from “Case Study: Transcritical Carbon Dioxide Supermarket Refrigeration Systems,” which was prepared by Navigant Consulting Inc. for the Better Buildings Alliance; Building Technologies Office; and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
AHRI petitioned for review of the new energy efficiency standards in August 2014
July 30, 2015
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today announced that a settlement has been reached in litigation that it brought against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) challenging DOE’s final rule, issued June 3, 2014, setting energy efficiency standards for commercial walk-in coolers and freezers (WICF).
The market is primarily being driven by extensive growth in the hospitality industry
July 28, 2015
The global food service equipment/commercial refrigeration market was valued at $31.54 billion in 2013, and is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.8 percent from 2014 to 2020, representing a value of $44.33 billion in 2020, according to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research.
The Modular Silicon Expansion Valve (MSEV) from DunAn Microstaq (DMQ) is a fast-responding electronic expansion valve that can be used in a variety of refrigeration applications, including display cases, freezers, and walk-in and reach-in coolers.
The DOE, AHRI asserts, did not follow proper protocol when promulgating the WICF final rule and issued energy-conservation standards that many in the industry feel are unfair, not technologically feasible, and unnecessarily burdensome to HVACR manufacturers.