Refrigeration contractors are keenly aware of the value of the maintenance they perform for their grocery store and supermarket clients, but, in some cases, they may find themselves working with clients who underestimate it.
Combination creates major walk-in refrigeration unit company
December 11, 2015
D Cubed Group LLC, a private market investment group, announced that it has acquired Hill Phoenix’s Walk-Ins business from Dover Corp. and Kysor Panel Systems from The Manitowoc Company Inc. The two transactions create a new, private refrigeration company named KPS Global, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.
EnVisioneering Symposium focuses on refrigeration equipment and supermarkets
November 30, 2015
Danfoss recently hosted its 25th EnVisioneering Symposium, which addressed how an increasing industry-wide focus on refrigerants and energy is driving changes in the design, deployment, and maintenance of refrigeration equipment and supermarkets.
This stainless steel interior is an upgrade to the Commercial Series line. Hoshizaki’s one-, two-, and three-section upright refrigeration units feature dynamic ducted airflow within the all-stainless cabinet construction, allowing for optimum air circulation and even temperatures at each shelf level.
The settlement is a victory for the manufacturers and contractors who may have been substantially harmed by the standards had they remained in place. Yet, many in the industry are concerned about the growing need to litigate in order to ensure regulations are developed properly and fairly.
Trends in supermarkets can often provide insights into changes to come for the rest of the commercial refrigeration world, and — as is the case industry-wide — refrigerants are on the minds of many in the supermarket sector.
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).