Energy Guide for Grocery Stores

07/01/2015 |

Tackle challenging refrigeration dilemmas

Grocery store

A new guide for grocery stores can help users achieve 50% energy savings over the minimum requirements of ASHRAE 90.1-2004.

The free Advanced Energy Design Guide for Grocery Stores focuses on retail settings of 25,000-65,000 square feet with medium- and low-temperature refrigerated cases and walk-ins. These stores present unique efficiency challenges due to preparation and preservation of prepared and fresh food, as well as the need to create an inviting environment for shoppers. In fact, refrigeration accounts for roughly half of a grocery store’s total energy use, according to ASHRAE.

The guide includes energy-saving recommendations for every climate zone, principles of integrated design, and grocery-specific refrigeration recommendations. Download a copy at ashrae.org/freeaedg.

 

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