In the past, multiplex systems have struggled to gain momentum in the refrigeration industry, due to their higher initial cost. But with the Department of Energy tightening their regulations on minimum efficiency levels and concerns over refrigerant leakages increasing, the business case for these systems is quickly turning.
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Whether you’re an OEM, wholesaler, contractor, design consultant or end user, you’ve probably become increasingly aware of the of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) new minimum energy efficiency regulations in the commercial refrigeration industry. Although the effective dates for the DOE’s rulings are not until 2017 and 2018, many OEMs have proactively been preparing to improve the efficiency of their refrigeration equipment.
For the commercial refrigeration equipment supply chain, 2014 was defined by increasing environmental regulations in the U.S. While the Department of Energy (DOE) has mandated significant reductions in energy consumption by 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency is calling for the phase-out of commonly used refrigerants by 2016. As a result, the primary challenge facing the industry in 2015 is preparing for compliance.