New Specifications Take Effect Oct. 1
January 27, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published what it described as “The Final Draft Version 3.0” which deals with product specifications for Energy Star-qualified commercial refrigerators and freezers. The standards will take effect Oct. 1, 2014.
One of Rheem’s Immediate Goals Is to Reinvigorate the Brand
December 5, 2013
Rheem announced that it has acquired Heat Transfer Products Group (HTPG), Scottsboro, Ala., from Monomoy Capital Partners. Rheem is a manufacturer of heating, cooling, water heating, and pool/spa heating products. HTPG is a manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment for the foodservice, food retail, and other markets.
Public Meeting/Webinar Is Set for October
August 30, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking regarding energy conservation standards for commercial refrigeration equipment.
Company Is Increasing Production of Commercial Refrigeration Compressor
August 2, 2013
Tecumseh Products Co. officials announced that the company is expanding operations at its facility in Verona, Miss., to meet increased demand for its products. The expansion represents a multi-million dollar investment for Tecumseh, retaining 350 jobs at the facility and creating up to 150 new jobs over the next five years.Read More
January 15, 2013
Global demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is forecast to rise 4.6 percent per year through 2016 to $32.5 billion, an acceleration from the 2006-2011 pace, according to World Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, a new study from The Freedonia Group Inc.
December 10, 2012
The global commercial refrigeration equipment market accounted for $29.1 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $46.6 billion in 2018, according to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research.
November 26, 2012
Tecumseh Products Co., headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., said that it is focusing on increased technical training and support for its network of authorized North American wholesalers with the establishment of Tecumseh University.
October 1, 2012
The Commercial Series sandwich and mega top prep refrigerators offer quality performance while saving dollars in operation costs. The refrigerators are constructed of stainless steel. They have front-breathing airflow to accommodate tight spaces.
July 27, 2012
Blue Earth Inc., an energy efficiency and renewable energy services company, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Castrovilla Inc. d/b/a Blue Earth Energy Management Services™ (BEEMS™), is in the process of implementing an additional $1.1 million in utility-funded refrigeration rebate incentives.
July 2, 2012
Now that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the use of three hydrocarbon (HC) refrigerants in some smaller appliance applications, advocates of HCs are continuing to promote use in larger equipment, with commercial ice machines as well as reach-in/walk-in freezers and coolers possibly next in line.