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An Update on the DOE's Refrigeration Regulations

Posted by RDT on Sep 15, 2020 1:12:29 PM


On July 10, the new Department of Energy standards took effect for medium and low-temperature walk-in evaporator coils and low-temperature condensing unit systems.

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Topics: energy efficiency, Regulations

Is Your Evaporator Coil Plug and Play?

Posted by RDT on Aug 21, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Is your evaporator coil plug and play? Does it require the refrigeration installer to add components on site? Does it involve the electrician running interconnective power and control wiring from the evaporator to the condensing unit? Why does it really matter? This is a subject we've heard people talking a lot about, so we wanted to dig into the details.

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Topics: energy efficiency, Eco-Smart

Meet Our Senior Design Engineer, Ran Luo

Posted by RDT on Aug 17, 2020 10:01:02 PM


We have some wonderful new additions to the RDT family, and wanted to spend a moment getting to know them and introducing them to the world. Ran Luo recently joined our family as the newest senior design engineer, and brings lots of experience alongside him, as well as a fair amount of fun. 

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Topics: RDT team

Some Keys to Storing Blood

Posted by RDT on Jul 31, 2020 2:47:06 PM


There are many reasons we store blood. From blood banks that stock supplies in case of emergencies to cord blood storage used to capture DNA from newborns, the business of blood is important, and it's largely dependent on successful storage conditions.

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Topics: refrigeration, biomedical

Meet Our Buyer, Clifton Ivester Jr.

Posted by RDT on Jul 24, 2020 12:44:59 PM


In the spirit of treating our valued team members as family, we're back with another staff spotlight today, this time with our buyer/purchaser Clifton. Clifton has a long history with RDT, and his smiling persona is well known and loved by many within the company.

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Topics: RDT team

The Beginner's Guide to Digital Scroll Compressors

Posted by RDT on Jul 21, 2020 11:45:00 AM


What do foodservice operations like restaurants, schools, or hospital cafeterias have in common? The need for commercial refrigeration that is efficient, cost-effective, and reliable. One way all these refrigeration challenges can be answered starts with a small but powerful piece of equipment – a digital scroll compressor.

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Topics: refrigeration, food waste, commercial refrigeration, Eco-Cool, Digital Scroll Compressor, redundancy

Rep Résumé - Eaton Marketing

Posted by RDT on Jun 26, 2020 10:27:12 AM


Eaton Marketing is one of our longest-tenured manufacturer's reps here at RDT. That says a lot about who they are and what they stand for. It also says a lot about why they've been a trusted partner for as long as they have.

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Topics: RDT team

The Cold Hard Facts About Food Waste

Posted by RDT on Jun 23, 2020 3:48:52 PM

$160 billion. That’s a lot of money. It’s also how much Americans waste in food every year. That’s roughly 30-40% of the food supply in the United States. You might want to think twice about what you throw out when cleaning the refrigerator.

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Topics: refrigeration, food waste, commercial refrigeration

Meet Our Administrative Assistant, Dee Dee Jackson

Posted by RDT on Jun 19, 2020 10:11:16 AM


We're back today sharing with you another small glimpse into our RDT staff family. Our Administrative Assistant Latricia, known as Dee Dee around these parts, has grown to be a staple in our operation. She began with RDT back in July of 2017 as a Wiring Technician in the shop. Her initiative was recognized, and she was promoted to work in the front office as our administrative assistant.

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Topics: commercial refrigeration, RDT team

Looking Ahead In To RDT's Future: The Story Behind Our New Brand

Posted by RDT on Jun 12, 2020 3:31:37 PM


At the turn of the new year and new decade, we knew that something exciting was coming up. As the entire world took a pause to quarantine, we were hard at work implementing a big change for all of us at RDT: a brand new logo.

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Topics: RDT team

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