John Murray, corporate sales manager at KeepRite Refrigeration, has a nickname for the new ESP+ Intuitive Evaporator Control Technology that his company rolled out at this year’s expo. He calls it the LED lightbulb of the refrigeration industry.
This temperature-initiated adaptive defrost control solution is designed to meet pending U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) conservation standards. It uses smart sensing technology to defrost evaporator coils only when needed.
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.
In this troubleshooting situation you are dealing with equipment that has only been in operation for two months. And during that time frame, the customer has complained that at times the box temperature is higher than it should be, but the unit then seems to recover and freeze OK.
Flash Defrost Can Reduce Supermarket Cooling Energy Costs by Up to 20 Percent
January 5, 2015
Frigesco has been awarded new UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) funding of £102,000 to develop a flash defrost system for use in air-source heat pumps (ASHPs). Flash defrost can reduce supermarket cooling energy costs by up to 20 percent. Field trials in working supermarkets are currently underway.
The Intermatic G8000 mechanical defrost timer provides a two-year warranty and up to six defrost events per day. The G8000 features heavy-duty silver-plated welded amp contacts and an encapsulated design to prevent dust and dirt buildup.
Intermatic’s new DTAV40VM defrost timer with voltage monitoring protects commercial refrigeration equipment from brownouts and short cycles. The all-in-one defrost timer is designed to replace over 40 voltage-specific mechanical defrost timers.
In this issue, we announced the Dealer Design Award winners — products recognized for their exceptional innovation in making contractors’ jobs easier. We also look at supermarkets, c-stores, and restaurants. They are notoriously tough business sectors, but contractors can help operators by providing the right equipment and services.
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