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A Video Recap of the FCSI Education Provider Program

Posted by RDT on Oct 14, 2019 5:47:27 PM

Record-breaking attendance, enlightening industry discussions, and even glow-in-the-dark bowling.

If you happened to miss out on the 2019 FCSI Education Provider Program's Refrigeration Training Seminar held at RDT's factory in Waxahachie, Texas, check out this short video recapping the event:

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

What is the Ideal Temperature for Commercial Freezers?

Posted by RDT on Sep 25, 2019 2:20:00 PM

Just a few degrees can separate food waste from profitable food. Store food in temperatures that are too warm and it will spoil. Store food in frozen conditions for too long and you run the risk of freezer burn. However, all that costly food waste can be eliminated through proper storing conditions in a commercial freezer. Which begs the question, are you saving money by maintaining the quality of the food in your walk-in freezer?

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Topics: food safety, freezer, freezer burn, refrigeration, food waste, commercial refrigeration, Walk-Ins, commercial freezer

The Chill Team Can Help Streamline Your Foodservice Project

Posted by RDT on Aug 21, 2019 5:04:49 PM

Foodservice projects often begin with consultants providing drawings as part of the design and specification process. On many occasions, these projects also require Revit capabilities. Next, dealers need a quote. Then, once projects are awarded, the dealers need submittal drawings. The entire process is often nuanced and requires copious amounts of attention. That's why RDT has created a team of professionals who, individually, can help with every step in this process.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, energy efficiency, Energy Study

The Five Most Harmful Effects of Freezer Burn in Restaurants

Posted by RDT on Aug 6, 2019 2:15:00 PM

 

There's nothing worse than pulling out a cut of meat from the walk-in freezer during dinner prep, only to find that it's covered in freezer burn spots. But what does freezer burn actually mean, and what are the five most harmful effects of freezer burn in a restaurant or commercial kitchen?

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Topics: freezer, freezer burn, refrigeration, food waste, commercial refrigeration

4 Energy Saving Tips for Restaurants This Summer

Posted by RDT on Aug 5, 2019 2:30:07 PM

Rising temperatures may not be the only thing to worry about in the dead of summer. While the warm air outside may be welcome, it may result in increased energy bills that can really make you sweat. Those rising energy bills can lead directly to a reduction in profits.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, energy efficiency, Eco-Cool, Energy Study, Eco-Smart

A Quick Look at Refrigeration in Warehouses and Industrial Buildings

Posted by RDT on Jul 25, 2019 8:11:42 AM

Warehouses, industrial buildings, and manufacturing facilities all require a significant level of cooling that requires larger scale refrigeration. Depending on the size, though, the requirements could be quite different.

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

A Quick Look at Commercial Refrigeration and Changing Environmental Regulations

Posted by RDT on Apr 26, 2019 5:09:04 PM

 

The Department of Energy and other organizations have new sets of standards for walk-in coolers and freezers. These changing energy regulations are impacting commercial refrigeration choices across the foodservice industry, so we'd like to take a few minutes to walk you through what they are and how they will impact your operation.

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Topics: refrigeration, sustainability, commercial refrigeration, energy efficiency, SNAP

Four Preventative Maintenance Ideas for Commercial Refrigeration

Posted by RDT on Mar 25, 2019 11:27:57 AM

 

Imagine your operation going into shutdown mode during the dead heat of summer. Perhaps it's the Fourth of July holiday when your restaurant sees a massive surge in business and your kitchen staff is in the weeds. Then, your refrigeration goes down.

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Topics: commercial refrigeration, redundancy, service technician, maintenance

What is Heat Reclaim and How Can It Save You Money

Posted by RDT on Mar 5, 2019 2:37:13 PM

When it comes to finding energy savings in a foodservice operation, a number of opportunities present themselves. From lighting and ventilation to HVAC and food preparation, restaurant utility costs can be a source of frustration for operators, while at the same time, a source of savings.

A refrigeration system that uses heat reclaim is one way for operators to cut costs using the heat they already have.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, Eco-Cool, heat reclaim

How Copper Piping Can Impact Your Commercial Refrigeration System

Posted by RDT on Feb 27, 2019 3:17:14 PM

Copper is a plumber’s best friend and an invaluable material in piping systems for commercial refrigeration.

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

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