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A Look At R32: The Low GWP Refrigerant

Posted by Tim Foster on 16-Apr-2019 10:00:00

In the 21st century, one of the most important environmental concerns is global warming. All developed countries are trying hard to reduce their carbon footprint and keep our planet safe. One of the ways to do it is to use the right refrigerant for air conditioning equipment.

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Topics: Commercial Refrigeration, Industrial Refrigeration

A Quick Look At R32 Refrigerant Operating Pressures

Posted by Tim Foster on 15-Apr-2019 16:17:24

While making the switch to R32 refrigerant may not seem urgent today, many companies are turning to the products with a low global warming potential (GWP). R32 is an excellent alternative to the popular R410A. In fact many leading manufacturers are already producing equipment which works with R32 only.

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Topics: R22 Refrigerant, Commercial Refrigeration, Industrial Refrigeration

7 Considerations To Take Into Account When Buying A Commercial Refrigerator

Posted by Tim Foster on 31-May-2018 11:20:00

Do you need cold storage or freezer space for food prep or storing sensitive items? If so you need a good refrigerating unit. Whether you are planning to buy your first freezer or thinking about taking your commercial refrigeration to the next level, you need to consider a few things you may have never thought of.

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Topics: Commercial Refrigeration

6 Reasons To Have Regular Commercial Refrigeration Maintenance Carried Out

Posted by Tim Foster on 29-May-2018 10:10:05

Regular maintenance is essential. It can often be the difference between life and death for a refrigeration system and, moreover, the difference between avoiding a costly bill or not. However, it can often be difficult to find reasons to have maintenance taken out, aside from having to due to a system fault.

Here are six reasons to have your system maintained regularly as a preventative measure, rather than wait for something to go wrong:

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Topics: Commercial Refrigeration

How To Choose The Right Restaurant Refrigerator That Won't Let You Down!

Posted by Tim Foster on 03-Apr-2018 12:56:37

Choosing a refrigerator for your restaurant can be one of the most stressful tasks, fraught with uncertainty. The refrigerator is an essential part of the restaurant but is often overlooked until it needs maintenance, or worse, breaks. There are many types of refrigerators, all with different capabilities. There are 4 different types of cold rooms and 4 types of freezers! If this sounds complicated, don’t worry- It’s not. I’ll break it down for you, so you can find the right refrigerator for your restaurant.

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Topics: Commercial Refrigeration

Commercial Cold Room Installation For Retail Businesses – What's Involved?

Posted by Tim Foster on 26-Mar-2018 11:00:59

Commercial cold rooms can be anything from small cupboard-sized units to massive walk-in rooms or storage facilities. Typically, they are beneficial for many different types of businesses as products often need to be kept at specific temperatures. However, one thing that’s never really talked about in detail is the installation process. The main reason for this is that it varies from case to case, with many installations depending on a multitude of variables that are uncontrollable.

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Topics: Commercial Refrigeration

Why Is Commercial And Industrial Refrigeration Servicing Important?

Posted by Tim Foster on 19-Mar-2018 11:44:51

 

Often, getting your refrigeration systems serviced feel like something you must do, rather than something that’s significant as a money saving tactic. Usually, it can end up being on the to-do list for several weeks or months. While maintenance usually refers to preserving the condition of a system, servicing is slightly different. Servicing refers to preventing breakdown and keeping your system performing its intended function.

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Topics: Commercial Refrigeration, Industrial Refrigeration

What Type of Commercial Freezer Is Best for My Application?

Posted by Tim Foster on 12-Mar-2018 16:44:34

Finding the right commercial freezer for your business is essential because different types of commercial freezers can do vastly different things. If you are not 100% certain on what you need then guidance is recommended as it can be challenging to find the best commercial freezer suited to your specific requirements. We work closely with Foster Refrigerator to provide our freezers. There are four main types, which are as follows.

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Topics: Commercial Refrigeration

Is Commercial Refrigeration Repair Avoidable Through Regular Maintenance?

Posted by Tim Foster on 16-Jan-2018 16:20:00

Having to have your refrigeration repaired is often a costly and stressful time, and it’s frequently due to something that was overlooked: regular maintenance. Of course, you may be reading this and be thinking “my fridges/freezers are fine! I haven’t had it maintained in X months/years!”

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Topics: Commercial Refrigeration

How Long Does Commercial Refrigeration Installation Take?

Posted by Tim Foster on 27-Dec-2017 11:25:00

When getting anything new installed on commercial premises, it’s natural to want to know how long it will take to be installed. However, with something as complicated as commercial refrigeration, it can be very difficult to predict. This is mainly due to the fact we install our products to the highest standards – and there are quite a few variables to consider.

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Topics: Commercial Refrigeration

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