Fridge technology exceeds energy standards

Emerson says it has retrofitted a glass door reach-in cabinet that far exceeds proposed new US energy efficiency standards for commercial refrigeration equipment.

Faced with stiffer new US DOE standards for commercial refrigeration equipment, which take effect in 2017, OEMs are busy evaluating design options in order to meet those standards.

Design Services Network (DSN), the engineering and testing services business of Emerson Climate Services, claims to have retrofitted a 24ft³, glass door reach-in cabinet which exceeds the new standards without increasing the size of the equipment. Emerson says the results include technology capable of exceeding regulatory compliance through 2020 and energy savings for end users of up to 49% annually…

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