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Energy Saving Tips For Your Commercial Refrigerator For The New Year

Commercial refrigeration units use up a considerable amount of energy. If you use a commercial refrigeration unit for your business, here are a few energy saving tips to implement in 2016 to cut down on your energy costs. Invest In An Energy Efficient Unit One of the easiest ways to cut down the energy costs associated with your commercial refrigeration unit is by investing in an energy efficient unit. If you are using an older refrigeration unit, you may want to consider upgrading your unit in 2016. Newer, energy efficient models use considerably less energy than older models. The older your unit is, the bigger energy savings you will most likely experience when you upgrade your unit. Make sure that your new unit has been certified as an Energy Star unit. This is the government’s system for identifying products that meet their energy-reduction standards. Pay Attention To Location The location of your commercial refrigeration unit can play a big role in how much energy it needs to use on a daily basis.  To start with, good ventilation around your refrigeration unit will help it work more efficiently and last longer. You’ll want to make sure that there is enough room around your unit for air to move freely.  The temperature of the room where your refrigerator is located plays an important role as well in how much energy it uses. Make sure that your commercial refrigerator is not placed too closely to other cooking equipment that generates or puts off a lot of heat. If possible, you should also try to keep the temperature of the room where your refrigeration unit is located a little cooler than the rest of your business. Your unit will not have to work as hard in a cooler environment. Clean Your Unit At Least Once A Month It is important to clean the outside of your unit at least once a month. You’ll want to clean the condenser coils at least once a month. Dirt and grime can easily build up on your condenser coils and cause your unit to work harder than necessary. You should also wipe down the seals around your door and make sure that...