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Supermarkets Can Obtain New Revenue with Utility Demand Response Programs

Supermarkets Can Obtain New Revenue with Utility Demand Response Programs

Demand Response and Smart-grid Technologies in Supermarkets ACHR News, March 13, 2017 Supermarkets typically operate with razor-thin margins, which means fresh ideas that improve profits, such as participating in utility demand response or peak-shaving programs or selling thermal energy to local district heating and cooling grids to produce a revenue stream, are always welcome. Today,

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Reducing Energy Escaping From Grocery Store Refrigeration Cases

Shopping for Energy Efficiency Energy Manager Today, July 19, 2016 Last week, PG&E posted a story on energy savings in groceries that profiled the Save Mart in Ripon, CA. The piece makes the point that groceries are among the most energy demanding of facilities, which means that they need to be flexible. That makes it logical that

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A Grocery Store’s Guide to Improve Energy Efficiency

Recommissioning and energy incentives Supermarket News, November 17, 2015. Image credit: mordyth Improving energy efficiency is imperative to protect grocers’ already thin profit margins, and recommissioning — restoring a system to its original designed specifications — is one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce energy consumption and improve system performance and the store environment. Approaches

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Q-Sync Captures the Food-Cooling Market

New energy-efficient motor could save grocers thousands Star Tribune, October 10, 2015. Image credit: QM Power It’s called the Q-Sync Smart Synchronous Motor, and Flynn says it is “one of the coolest things” he’s ever invented. And now the Q-Sync, designated an “emerging energy-saving technology” by the Department of Energy, is ready for market. Specifically,

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GreenChill Platinum Certified Stores Can Reduce Harmful Emissions by 95%

Cascade system earns highest GreenChill status Cooling Post, September 11, 2015. Image credit: dawnfu According to the EPA, a typical US supermarket leaks approximately 1,000lbs of harmful refrigerant gas into the atmosphere every year. GreenChill Platinum Certified Stores reduce those emissions by at least 95%. This store is said to go further by reducing its annual

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