What’s the average energy consumption of a commercial fridge?
A very efficient commercial fridge can reach a daily energy consumption of 1.13 kWh/day, while a less efficient model might use 4.44 kWh/day. The easiest way to find out how much energy your refrigerators are consuming is to use a power meter. As commercial refrigerators (and freezers) can be responsible for up to 85% of energy expenses for Australian food businesses, there are some important cost-saving opportunities.
Commercial fridge and freezer temperatures
To reduce the risk of bacterial contamination, many foods must be stored in the refrigerator and kept below 5 degrees Celsius. Frozen food should be kept frozen at -18 degrees Celsius. Compared to domestic fridges, commercial fridges feature more powerful compressors that have the ability to maintain the temperature consistent even when the fridge is opened on frequent intervals.
What are the dimensions of an undercounter commercial fridge?
The most compact undercounter refrigerator on IndustrySearch measures 900W x 700D x 800H while the largest measures 1800W x 700D x 800H.