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Energy Saving Refrigeration With EC Motors And Fan Controls

EC Motors And Fan Controls Save Big Money

Northeast Cooling has been upgrading commercial refrigeration systems in Chicago for many years now through various energy efficiency programs. One of the best energy saving refrigeration retrofits is to change from old style shaded pole motors to high efficiency two speed electronically commutated motors (EC Motors) & fan speed controls. This is especially true when changing evaporator fan motors in coolers & freezers. These fans run twenty four hours a day. New style EC motors are over 60% more efficient than old style motors at high speed & in low speed mode they are over 90% more efficient! The end result after this efficiency upgrade is that the new evaporator fans save over 60% on electricity half the time & over 90% during compressor off cycles. The energy saving refrigeration products Northeast Cooling uses are manufactured by Greenwize Energy Solutions. One of their Fan Controls is pictured below (click image for better detail). Read more


Refrigeration Energy Savings

Food service businesses like C Stores, Grocery Stores, Service Stations, Restaurants & Liquor Stores spend around $4 per square  foot on energy. Up to half of that amount is spent on refrigeration alone. There are several steps that can be taken to improve the efficiency of older commercial refrigeration equipment and realize refrigeration energy savings.

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Hydrocarbon Refrigerant; A Case Study

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As EPA & Snap regulations start to take effect there will be a push towards CO2 & Hydrocarbon natural refrigerants in Chicago, North America & beyond.

CO2 and Hydrocarbon Refrigerant have been in use throughout much of Europe for years and both have been proven to work well. There are major changes on the way for the HVAC and Refrigeration industries Read more


Round Lake Refrigeration

Northeast Cooling is a commercial refrigeration company based in Round Lake Illinois. We specialize in the service & repair of coolers, freezers & ice machines. We do one thing & we do it well! We cater to C Stores, Service Stations, Restaurants, Bars, Hotels, Scientific Labs & more. Read more


Chicago Google City Experts

Being in the Refrigeration service & repair business I get around Chicago & the surrounding areas. When I heard about a new Google program I knew it was the perfect fit for me! I want to let you in on a cool deal happening in the Windy City & cities all over the world. Google City Experts is an awesome club that entitles you to exclusive perks & amazing events! Visit the Google City Experts Website & find out how easy it is to join in on the fun!

Chicago Google City Experts Crew!
Chicago Google City Experts Crew!

The following are some of the events I have attended within last few years.

  • Speakeasy Party at Green Door Tavern in Chicago.
  • Prime Rib Luncheon at Lawry’s Prime Rib.
  • Air & Water Show Tiki Boat Party
  • Backyard BBQ at Bang Bang Pie Shop
  • Oktoberfest Party at Half Acre Tap Room
  • Dia De Los Muertos Fiesta & Private viewing at the National Museum Of Mexican Art
  • Review From The Top Party at the SEARS TOWER Observation Deck
  • City Experts Summer Beach Bash at Castaways Bar on North Avenue Beach
Google City Experts Summer Beach Bash at Castaways Chicago
Google City Experts Summer Beach Bash at Castaways Chicago

Every event has been a blast! Amazing venues & great people. The food & drinks are always superb as well. These are parties that I look forward to & Google City Experts is a favorite on my social calendar! Consider joining us. Head over the new Google City Experts website & sign up! Find me on google+ here & check out Northeast Cooling on Google+ as well! Thanks & hope to see you at the next event!

The following is a clip from a comment left by Chicago Google City Expert Amy K. Please check it out for additional information on upcoming Google events in Chicago!

“Interested in becoming a City Expert? Join other aspiring City Experts for a night just for you: learn how you join the fun and receive exclusive benefits just by writing local reviews on Google. You’ll meet other awesome community members and get your City Experts questions answered.

We’ll gather in a secret West Loop loft space in Chicago where you’ll experience unique dishes with a pretzel twist from local restaurants, enjoy light bites, sip locally-made beer and get a taste of the exclusive benefits available only to City Experts, like contests and invites to special events.

Ready to taste Chicago? Sign up for City Experts (http://goo.gl/kahSpG) and RSVP here (http://goo.gl/ufpo7Y) to reserve your spot by August 13, 2014.”