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5 Ways to Keep Cold Air Inside Your Walk-Ins

Posted by RDT on Dec 11, 2019 1:30:40 PM

If you're in the foodservice industry, you know your utility bill is one of your largest expenses. And of those energy eaters, your walk-in freezer and refrigerator can be some of the largest draws of your electricity.

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Topics: refrigeration, food waste, energy efficiency, maintenance

A Review of the 2020 Department of Energy Regulations for Commercial Refrigeration

Posted by RDT on Nov 22, 2019 11:54:36 AM

January 1, 2020 and July 10, 2020 are the deadlines for manufacturers of commercial refrigeration to show that they are in compliance with the latest energy-efficiency standards as set by the Department of Energy in 2017.

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Topics: energy efficiency, Energy Study, Regulations

An Update on California’s Hydrofluorocarbon Reduction Efforts

Posted by RDT on Sep 27, 2019 4:16:03 PM

 

The world is caught up in the changes and causes concerning climate change. Closer to home, the state of California seems to be at the forefront of implementing environmental protection efforts to help mitigate some of these negative changes. One notable action is their effort to reduce the levels of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) released into our atmosphere.

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Topics: energy efficiency, Regulations

A Quick Look at the State of K-12 School Foodservice

Posted by RDT on Sep 10, 2019 12:26:18 AM

School cafeterias aren't what they used to be. These days, there's a major push to bring nutritious food to every child in America's K-12 school systems, but with these efforts, there is the daunting task of keeping costs to a minimum and serving food that kids will eat -- all at the same time.

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Topics: energy efficiency, school, Energy Study

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

5 Ways to Save with Your Commercial Refrigeration

Posted by RDT on Aug 15, 2019 7:13:51 PM

 

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Topics: refrigeration, energy efficiency

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

[Interactive] Experience Savings with RDT Refrigeration Systems

Posted by RDT on Jul 11, 2019 4:03:38 PM
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Topics: refrigeration, noise reduction, energy efficiency, Eco-Cool, Eco-Smart, Digital Scroll Compressor, redundancy, convenience stores, c-stores

What C-Store Energy Managers Should Know About Eco-Cool

Posted by RDT on Apr 30, 2019 10:16:52 PM

Saving money. This is one of the most important tasks any convenience store energy manager can achieve. After all, if you're saving energy, you're saving money.

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Topics: energy efficiency, c-stores

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

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