Door installation can lower refrigeration energy consumption
Open-front medium temperature refrigerated cases are common in grocery stores and convenience stores. Such cases must use a lot of energy to maintain their set temperature. One way to make this task easier and lower refrigeration energy consumption for these cases is to install doors on them. However, there’s a team that can help you install the doors you need and increase your store’s energy savings.
At Energy Optimization, our team has been finding ways to increase energy savings for businesses since 1995. During that time, we’ve been very successful at reaching this goal, and this is supported by the more than $750 million in energy reduction projects we’ve completed for businesses across the U.S. Although we offer many services designed to decrease commercial refrigeration energy consumption, one of the most effective of these services is our medium temperature case door installation service.
Benefits of door installation aren’t limited to reducing refrigeration energy consumption
Medium temperature refrigerated cases are used to store a variety of food products, but their energy efficiency is compromised by the fact that many of them are open to the air. This creates several issues for the refrigeration energy consumption of the stores that use such cases.
For one thing, components such as variable speed motors, fans and compressors must run constantly in order to maintain the temperature of these cases. This leads to much higher energy usage. Also, the individual components of medium temperature cases may have a much shorter service life because they’re running constantly. They may also require higher levels of maintenance in order to operate at peak efficiency.
However, Energy Optimization can help your business address these problems by installing doors on your medium temperature cases. This simple energy retrofit offers a host of benefits to your business, including:
- Reducing case energy usage by two-thirds
- Enhancing the look of products
- Creating a more pleasing store aesthetic
- Providing a better in-store experience for customers
Our team at Energy Optimization is ready to help you with every step of the door installation process. First, our experienced engineers will create new electrical load calculations and control strategies for your cases. We can even add capacity load shedding capabilities for the case compressors. Then, our highly trained technicians will install the doors and make the necessary changes to the case controls. Together, these steps will allow your business to greatly reduce its commercial refrigeration energy consumption and may even lead to utility rebates.
If you’re ready to install doors on your medium temperature cases, getting this process started is easy. Contact our team today for more information or to schedule an appointment.