Energy Management

Obtaining LEED Certification with Environmentally Friendly Flooring Solutions

Advances in sustainable flooring technology mean that developers can specify materials that help the project attain credits for LEED certification.
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How High-Speed Doors Combat Low-Temp Energy Loss

When it comes to saving low-temp energy, doors are an important component in keeping cold areas sealed.
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New Ship-To-Rail Facility Reduces Truck Traffic

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners, New York, approved a major re-development of the Greenville Yard that will include a new ExpressRail facility to support the adjacent Global Marine Terminal and allow the terminal to ship and receive containerized cargo by rail, a capability that it lacks today.
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USDA Invests $68M in Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Projects

Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C., is investing $68 million in 540 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide.
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Study: Today's Restaurants Practice Sustainability

The National Restaurant Association, Washington, D.C., unveiled new research that shows a substantial number of restaurant operators are implementing sustainability best practices into their businesses.
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Processors to Watch in 2015

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods zeroes in on six refrigerated and frozen foods producers who showcase cutting-edge food processing, food safety and new product introductions.
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EIA Launches Energy Outlook Data Browser

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Washington, D.C., launched an improved interactive, online short-term energy outlook (STEO) data browser that provides enhanced capabilities for analysis and visualization of historical and forecasted data.
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How to Obtain an Energy-Efficient Cold Chain

Cold storage may be pricey, but by being smart from the beginning, you can dramatically save on energy costs and support a more energy efficiency environment for your temperature-sensitive product.
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Canadian wastewater treatment system is first to produce water for reuse in food plant

The new system installed at a produce processing plant in Ontario treats 40,000 gallons of wastewater per day

In August, Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc. opened its first Canadian processing plant in Oshawa, ON, including a new wastewater treatment system that delivers quality, reusable water.


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Beta Testing Initiative Determines Impact of Compressor Optimization

Smartcool Systems Inc., Canada, provided an update on its beta testing initiative with a Florida-based food distribution firm.
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The Future of Food Processing Plants

From wastewater management to LED lighting to enhanced refrigerant management, Refrigerated & Frozen Foods uncovers the latest in green technologies for today’s cold storage distribution and processing plants.

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Engaging the Manufacturing Workforce to Drive Business Improvement

AIOE’s Workforce Development Solutions Group will soon release its work product, “The Engagement Framework”. This is a robust resource tool that both CPGs and suppliers should find useful in their organizations. Attendees will learn of the key attributes of Engagement, and cases and lessons learned on how to apply these guiding lessons within your company. The value proposition is fundamental to business success in our industry: business performance, competitive globally, recruitment and retention.

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2014 September

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods' September 2014 issue features the six Processors to Watch in 2015 and the Cold Storage Construction Guide.

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