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Cool Features Crown Refrigeration Champs

By Angela D. Harris
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What do a smart compressor, an indoor/outdoor undercounter refrigerator, and a reach-in refrigerator case have in common? All three are winners in The NEWS’ ninth annual Dealer Design Awards’ Refrigeration & Ice Machines category.


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Chilling Answers for a Variety of Customers

By Peter Powell
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The most recent Food Marketing Institute Expo in Dallas and National Restaurant Association Restaurant-Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago brought out the very latest in ice-making equipment, storage bins, and walk-in freezers and coolers as well as reach-in versions. This roundup of the latest in equipment is culled from both shows.


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Ice Breaker: An Evaporator’s Temperature Difference

By Joe Marchese
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A well-designed medium temperature refrigeration system will maintain both a proper case temperature and relative humidity (rh). The preservation of food depends not only on the temperature, but also on the relative humidity within a case.


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Store Showcases Sustainable Technology

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Members of the Hatfield Township community place a high value on locally sourced and organic foods and environmental stewardship. As such, planning for the town’s new ShopRite supermarket included making sustainability a priority from product offerings to construction of the store itself — including the choice of refrigeration systems and display cases.


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New Avionics Corp.: Refrigeration Optical Defrost Controller

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Minimizing frost accumulations on refrigerator evaporator coils and fins, the Ice*Meister™ Model 9734-REFR optical defrost controller can be used in commercial walk-in refrigerators and reach-in refrigerated display cases, and other self-defrosting chiller systems in supermarkets, restaurants, school cafeterias, and more.


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A Platinum CO2 System for a Supermarket

By Peter Powell
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In late 2010, Sprouts Farmers Market set out to meet the EPA’s most stringent GreenChill standards with construction of its Thousand Oaks, Calif., store. Sprouts tapped Hill Phoenix to design a refrigeration system that not only would be environmentally friendly, but also energy efficient and cost effective to install and maintain.


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Frost and Defrost: How It Happens and Why It Is Needed - A White Paper

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Empirical testing has shown that the optimum time to defrost is when the evaporator loses about 10 percent efficiency. Traditional methods of defrost, based on time, cannot ascertain this loss of efficiency and will either waste time and energy in excessive defrosting, or never fully defrost the evaporator.


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Secondary Systems in Supermarkets

By Bill Katz
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As new stores are built and older systems in existing stores replaced, an approach called secondary refrigeration is gaining wider acceptance and is steadily increasing in numbers.


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Dealing With Starts, Avoiding Failures

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Service technicians know that keeping compressors operating properly can present challenges, especially in supermarket refrigeration applications.


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Advancements in Software Help Visualize Alarms

By Dave Yoder
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As today’s supermarkets continue to evolve, advances in software technology are helping to simplify critical refrigeration management issues.


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