Content about Food preservation

February 18, 2014

It’s a well-known industry fact that refrigeration and freezer appliances, which are no longer exclusive to supermarkets, are major electricity “hogs” in retail stores.

September 27, 2013

Whole Foods Market’s core values of local, natural and environmentally responsible commerce are showcased in its store in downtown Detroit.

August 27, 2013

H-E-B is thinking green — and out of the box — when it comes to refrigeration. The company is the first U.S. retailer to deploy a propane refrigeration system in its refrigerated display cases.

The Hussmann-designed system is in place in H-E-B’s new 83,000-sq.-ft. store in Austin, Texas, which is part of the redevelopment of an old airport site in the city’s Mueller neighborhood. The entire project is focused on sustainability and energy efficiency. So is H-E-B.

August 27, 2013

H-E-B has registered its new store in Austin for LEED certification and Austin Energy Green Building certification. Apart from using a propane refrigeration system, the store includes a number of other green “firsts” for H-E-B, including the use of 100% LED lighting, radiant floor cooling, a chilled water system that supports the store refrigeration and HVAC systems, chilled sails/beams for cooling, a wood building frame and roof deck, a ceramic-based roof coating and extensive use of photovoltaic panels.

July 3, 2013

MPW Engineering provided design and specifications of the refrigeration and refrigeration energy management systems for the newly converted Walgreen’s store in the Empire State Building in Manhattan.

October 25, 2012

By Sam Khalilieh

Study after study has concluded that adding doors to medium temperature coolers (MTC) is a great solution for a variety of issues that plague retailers. Whether looking at energy use, operational costs, product safety or consumer comfort, there is no downside to adding doors. So why do so many overlook this very basic approach?

March 15, 2012

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market received the Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership’s highest award — Platinum-Level Store Certification — for green refrigeration technology at its new store in Folsom, Calif.

December 13, 2011

Whole Foods Market partnering with EnergySmart Jobs and PECI on high-efficiency refrigeration retrofits.

February 10, 2011

Fresh Madison Market, in downtown Madison, Wis., operates on three guiding principles: sustainability, eating well and green living. The 18,000-sq.-ft. store, which opened last year and has a fresh foods focus, adheres to eco-friendly practices throughout its operation and boasts an extensive recycling program that comes complete with its own cardboard baler.


December 15, 2010

Lennox International, a leader in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets announced it has signed a definitive agreement with The Manitowoc Co. to acquire substantially all the assets of its Kysor/Warren business.

September 20, 2010

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market will open its second GreenChill certified store, in Oceanside, Calif.,...

September 8, 2010

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market on Wednesday opened the first grocery store in Southern California...

August 4, 2010

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has embarked on an ambitious plan to reduce water consumption...

May 16, 2010

A Kroger location in Indianapolis recently became the first grocery store in the nation to...

October 29, 2009

Food Lion and refrigeration manufacturer Kysor//Warren unveiled the grocery industry's first cascading refrigeration system with...

October 26, 2009

Hy-Vee on Tuesday opened its first Wisconsin location, in Madison. The 92,000-sq.-ft. supermarket, housed in...

September 30, 2009

When the Energy Independence & Security Act of 2007 was enacted, it put equipment...

September 30, 2009

Food Lion has opened a store in College Park, Ga., that is the chain’s first...

December 14, 2008

It’s not uncommon for full-service and quick-service restaurants to keep a store of thousands...

December 14, 2008

It’s not uncommon for full-service and quick-service restaurants to keep a store of thousands of...

October 26, 2008

Ben & Jerry’s is introducing a cleaner, greener freezer for testing in the United States...

October 22, 2008

The FMI (Food Marketing Institute) CEO Search Committee announced its selection of Leslie G. Sarasin...

October 20, 2008

Shaw’s Supermarket is building a store in Newton, Mass., that will get 90% of its...

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