TITLE

Feeling the chill

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Management Services;Spring2010, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents tips for reducing energy consumption in refrigeration systems for domestic and commercial users. The efficiency of such systems can be increased by enhanced maintenance and proper usage. It advises lessening the temperature of the food prior to using energy in refrigeration. Also noted is the significant return from using better insulating materials.
ACCESSION #
48949635

 

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