DON’T DO SUPERMARKET RETRO-COMMISSIONING WITHOUT A REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN IN THE TEAM

If you’re retro-commissioning a supermarket store, you’ll save money by having a licensed refrigeration technician on your team. This post explains why.

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Variable-frequency drives deliver 1.5- to 5-year payback for supermarkets

By Abtar Singh, President, Singh360 Inc.

In this post you’ll see how variable-frequency drives (or VFDs) can generate a payback of 1.5 to 5 years in supermarkets. You’ll also see which uses of VFDs offer the fastest payback and highest return on investment (or ROI).     …Read More…

 

7 Rules of Thumb to Estimate Potential Energy Savings in Supermarket Refrigeration Systems

By Abtar Singh, President Singh360 Inc.

 

By applying seven easy rules of thumb, you can quickly estimate potential energy savings for refrigeration systems in a supermarket—even if you’re not an engineer..…Read More….

 

16 Ways to Reduce HVAC Energy in Supermarkets and Retail

By Abtar Singh, President – Singh360  Inc.

When it comes to reducing energy in supermarkets, we either focus on refrigeration (because it consumes 40-50% of the total energy) or lighting (which is pretty easy to understand).  However, HVAC equipments (almost 20% of the store power) are often overlooked though they can significantly impact energy consumption, provide customer comfort for better shopping experience and reduce food product quality and shrinkage..…Read More…

BMS Protocols Explained

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PROTOCOLS WHILE SELECTING A BUILDING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (BMS)?   Protocols are languages by which two devices communicate and exchange data.  These devices are microprocessor-based products, such as an input/output board, roof top unit controller (RTU), Chiller controller, user’s laptop/desktop computer or even central enterprise servers.  The picture below shows that

Fresh & Easy – Facility Solutions

Lessons in Energy & Maintenance Management from One of the Best in the Grocery Business A New Perspective for U.S. Grocery Retail: Case Study of Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets The Fresh & Easy story shows that there are dozens – maybe hundreds – of ways to achieve breakout operating efficiency through creative thinking. Among