Nov 18, 2020

Cool Savings in Minnesota's Large Refrigeration Systems


Finding summary of a commercial and industrial refrigeration market assessment.

The refrigeration systems in grocery stores, food processing facilities, cold storage warehouses, and ice arenas use about one-eighth of the total electricity consumed by commercial and industrial buildings in Minnesota. However, those buildings do not see commensurate utility program energy savings, which are several times smaller for refrigeration-dominated facilities than for commercial and industrial buildings overall.