Other driving forces include rise in trade of frozen food and seafood products, need to reduce food waste
July 22, 2016
The global refrigerated warehouse market is projected to record a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 14 percent to 2020, driven by the rise of end-to-end integrated services, according to the latest research report released by Technavio.
Intermatic Inc. has announced a new temperature-initiated adaptive defrost control solution that the company said reduces defrost cycles by 40 percent or more per day in commercial walk-in coolers and freezers.
DOE verified demos show energy savings of up to 80%
July 4, 2016
Through a the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant, Kansas City, Missouri-based QM Power recently commercialized a high-efficiency motor for commercial refrigerators that has the potential to transform the market.
HVAC giant Daikin is ramping up its offering to customers, as it prepares to integrate its purchase of Italian refrigeration group Zanotti for €98 million. The €1.85 billion firm is looking to offer customers an integrated approach which it believes rivals cannot match.
Main Street Efficiency Program will offer incentives to small and mid-size businesses in central Texas
May 3, 2016
Lime Energy Co. announced it has been awarded a three-year contract with an expected value of $9 million to implement a Small Business Direct Install (SBDI) program for Oncor Electric Delivery Co. Oncor will provide roughly $1.57 million in annual incentives for eligible customers to improve energy efficiency in their businesses.
Will utilize the acquisition to expand its commercial refrigerator and freezer business in Europe
May 2, 2016
Daikin Industries Ltd., through its subsidiary Daikin Europe N.V., announced it will acquire Zanotti S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of commercial refrigerators and freezers. The acquisition price is 98 million euros (12.3 billion yen) for which Daikin will obtain all company shares.
Through its E360 Forums, Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. offers all links of the HVAC supply chain an opportunity to discuss the future of the commercial refrigeration industry. The latest forum was held Feb. 18 in Atlanta.
Luvata commercial coolers presentation is focused on two main themes: the new European directives on reducing emissions into the atmosphere and energy-savings in commercial and industrial refrigeration systems (F-Gas and ErP 2015).