Energy Star calculates that, on average, supermarkets in the U.S. use around 50 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity and 50 cubic feet of natural gas per square foot per year — an average annual energy cost of more than $4 per square foot.
Three contracts signed with leading U.S. supermarkets
May 3, 2017
Munters Group announced it has secured three new contracts over the past 12 months with leading U.S. retail chains. The contracts are in line with Munters’ strategy to strengthen its position in the U.S. market and to capture the trend where customers are keen to shift to more advanced and energy efficient solutions. Through Munters’ solutions, customers are able to maintain specified humidity levels, while at the same time reducing energy costs.
Mandell brings operational experience with facility services businesses
May 30, 2016
Source Refrigeration & HVAC announced that Andrew Mandell has been named chief operating officer. Source is a leading independent provider of commercial refrigeration and HVAC services in North America, serving supermarket chains, convenience store chains, and telecom companies.
Contest encouraged new approaches to today’s supermarket challenges
April 25, 2016
University of Dayton students designed “supermarkets of the future” as part of the E-Week Innovation Challenge sponsored by Emerson during the university’s Engineers Week. The contest encouraged participants to deliver innovative ideas that demonstrate new approaches to today’s supermarket challenges.
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.