In supermarkets, where HVAC and refrigeration equipment use 50 to 60 percent of all electricity consumed, new technologies and advanced control strategies have been developed to help boost energy efficiency as well as reduce emissions.
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.
Acquisition complements Robertshaw’s gas products business
June 29, 2016
Robertshaw, a manufacturer of controls for applications including air conditioning, heating, and commercial refrigeration, announced that it has acquired Burner Systems International (BSI), a provider of complete gas train systems and engineered burner solutions.
New integration ensures food safety by transmitting real-time temperature alerts
March 11, 2016
HotSchedules® is partnering with Cooper-Atkins Corp. to ensure food safety and eliminate waste by transmitting real-time temperature alerts from the Cooper-Atkins Blue2 Bluetooth thermocouple instrument to HotSchedules Logbook via the HotSchedules IoT Platform.
The Carel HEOS Sistema is a high-efficiency solution for refrigerated cases. It features remote cases fitted with variable-speed BLDC compressors cooled by a water loop. Each case can adapt its operating pressure to the load conditions in real time, allowing the compressor to operate in the most energy-advantageous conditions.
CAREL HEOS Sistema replaces traditional rack system architecture
January 4, 2016
CAREL has introduced the HEOS Sistema high-efficiency showcase controller, a technologically advanced, high-efficiency solution for the management of refrigerated cases and cold rooms for the food retail industry.
An intuitively operated control panel for refrigeration and gas-compression facilities was introduced at the Industrial Refrigeration Conference & Heavy Equipment Show sponsored by the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) this past March.
Danfoss is featuring its Adap-Kool® System Manager - AK-SM 800 Series, which is designed to meet the needs of supermarkets and other commercial food retail locations by enabling optimum operation and transparency of supermarket control systems.
In this issue of The NEWS, we examine how HVAC contractors can enter the smart home market along with strategies for success. We also discuss the recent Midterm elections and what they mean for the HVAC industry.