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.
Asia Pacific represents the largest as well as the fastest growing regional market
September 7, 2015
The global market for refrigerated display cases and chilled rooms is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.5 percent from 2014 to 2020, according to a report available from Research and Markets. The market was valued at $21.9 billion and is expected to cross $43.2 billion by 2020.
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).
It is one of five research areas under development at The Helix
September 4, 2015
A model supermarket, complete with refrigerated display cases, dry goods shelves, and point-of-sale terminals is under construction by Emerson Climate Technologies as one of five research areas within The Helix innovation center on the University of Dayton campus.
SPORT evaporator pressure regulators easily converted to stepper motor-driven CDS valves
August 31, 2015
Sporlan has released its next generation of CDS conversion kits solution for converting SPORT evaporator pressure regulators on refrigeration equipment into stepper motor-driven CDS valves. According to Sporlan, nearly all A8 and SPORT pressure regulators can now be converted into Sporlan stepper motor valves.
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.
Growth Is Supported by Improving Economic Climate, Rising Employment Rates, Strengthening Consumer Confidence, and More
March 17, 2015
The global market for refrigerated display cases is forecast to reach $11.4 billion by 2020, spurred by the rising importance of visual merchandising as a cost effective way to boost retail sales, according to a new report by Global Industry Analysts Inc.
The Germany-based company Schott is making inroads into the United States refrigeration market with production facilities in Indiana and a glass-door system introduced this past fall at a major trade show.
Door Expands Merchandise Viewing Area, Cuts Energy Consumption over Open Cases
October 23, 2014
SCHOTT North America has introduced its new Termofrost® AGD 3 all-glass door system for refrigerated display cases. The Termofrost AGD 3, combined with its new Denali French door system, has no metal frame or border, providing a larger merchandise viewing area with energy-free doors that don’t require a heating system.