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What Is the Real Impact of Lower Utility Costs?

Posted by RDT on Jul 17, 2018 5:06:01 PM

 

It's a fact. Reducing utility costs will ultimately add to the bottom line of your foodservice operation. According to some industry leaders, gross profits increased last year, but at the same time, expenses -- including energy expenses -- increased almost five percent more than the level of gross profits.

As a result, saving on expenses is a great way to add to an operation's bottom line. Let's take a look at a few numbers.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, Eco-Cool, energy efficiency

A Close Look at Why Restaurants Should Reduce Food Waste

Posted by RDT on Jul 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

Food waste is a major issue in restaurants and other commercial foodservice operations across the country. In fact, according to the non-profit ReFED, which specializes in food waste reduction, the United States wastes about 63 million tons of food each and every year.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, Eco-Smart, Eco-Cool, food waste, redundancy

What Refrigeration Installation Companies Should Know About RDT

Posted by RDT on Jun 28, 2018 12:13:16 PM

Through organizations like the Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA) and other dedicated entities, general contractors and refrigeration installation companies will often come together to figure out ways to maximize the impact and profitability of their businesses. They take pride in what they do, and we should know, because that's the way we started here at RDT.

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Topics: refrigeration, Eco-Cool, commercial refrigeration, redundancy, installation, service technician

The Benefits of Automatic Changeover Systems

Posted by RDT on Jun 15, 2018 2:56:26 PM

Automation is here to make our lives easier, and this is especially true when it comes to commercial refrigeration in the foodservice industry. Time spent maintaining equipment or performing service tasks is time spent away from the customer, and ultimately, the potential for profit.

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Topics: refrigeration, Eco-Cool, commercial refrigeration, redundancy

Why Engineering Makes the Refrigeration Rack

Posted by RDT on May 24, 2018 2:41:23 PM

 

People make the products. They're the reason we have innovation, great customer service, specialization, and all the other buzzwords we use to describe positive experiences that meet our expectations and solve our problems. If things are really good, maybe we even exceed expectations.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration

Going Green in Foodservice with Renewable Energy

Posted by RDT on May 18, 2018 8:17:39 AM

When it comes to going green, can it also save you "green"?

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, energy efficiency, sustainability, Eco-Cool

The Difference Between Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled Refrigeration

Posted by RDT on May 8, 2018 3:21:22 PM

 

What is the difference between air cooled refrigeration and water cooled refrigeration? It's as easy as that -- one transfers heat into the air, and one transfers heat into water.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, water-cooled

Four Questions You Should Ask About Your Convenience Store Roof

Posted by RDT on Apr 25, 2018 1:22:17 PM

 

Have you ever been on the roof of a convenience store? We have, and if you don't keep things in proper condition and working order, it can cost your c-store thousands of dollars annually.

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Topics: energy efficiency, convenience stores, Eco-Cool, redundancy, HVAC

Cost-Saving Refrigeration Solutions for New and Existing Schools

Posted by RDT on Apr 18, 2018 4:13:47 PM

Planning for the 2018-19 school year can be a stressful time for school administrators. From textbook orders to school nutrition upgrades, it’s important to invest in long-term solutions that benefit both students and staff alike. For administrators opening a new school or building, it can seem even more daunting to fulfill all the equipment needs, from the classroom to the cafeteria.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, Model ZS, Eco-Smart, school, energy efficiency

Five Things You Might Not Know About RDT

Posted by RDT on Apr 9, 2018 2:51:29 PM

RDT is an independent, family-owned company that is committed to quality and customer service. Our designs are highly engineered to meet the challenges of today's foodservice industry, as we strive to always get better at saving energy, increasing efficiency, and ultimately providing more refrigeration capabilities for lower utility costs.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, Eco-Cool, Model ZS, UL