As we all know, the electricity consumption of cold storage and cold storage warehouses is generally relatively large, and with the steady rise in electricity costs, it is very important to improve the refrigeration efficiency of cold storage rooms. CRYO is an experienced cold storage construction expert and we thought we’d share some of the most useful and effective ways to maximize the efficiency of your cold room so you don’t waste unnecessary money on your electricity bill.
Maintenance plays a key role in maintaining the energy efficiency of your cold room. Taking the time to do regular inspections and checks of your cold storage can help find and fix problems before the refrigeration system fails. Also, cold storage maintenance should be done by skilled and professional workers.
Regularly clean the condenser unit and evaporator coil
Both the evaporator coil and the condenser unit are very important to the smooth and efficient operation of the cold room – the evaporator coil uses the refrigerant to absorb the heat from the air and exhausts the heated air to the outside through the condenser unit. Over time, dust and debris can accumulate on the coil and outdoor cooling unit.
If you want them to do their job efficiently, you need to clean them regularly to ensure maximum airflow. If you have any questions about the efficiency of your freezer room, checking to see if your equipment or coils are dirty is a good point to start.
Make sure the door is closed and the door seal is in good condition
This sounds simple and not worth mentioning, but surprisingly, it often becomes the source of the problem!
There could be a number of reasons why a door might remain open – it could be due to an item blocking the door preventing it from closing, or human error, or it could be the result of a failed machine.
Door seals are also important. Improperly sealed doors allow cold air to escape, forcing refrigeration units to work harder to maintain food quality. High-performance freezer room and insulated doors are equipped with uniquely designed seals that reduce air leakage and entry.
Use cold room materials with good insulating features
Another way you can improve the energy efficiency of your cold room is to use insulation on walls, floors, and ceilings. This completely sealed or insulated room ensures that no heat flows into the room, which helps to save a lot on your energy bills.
Manage cold storage inventory carefully
In order to achieve the best cooling effect, the storage space of goods should not exceed 60% of the cold room compartment and 75% of the freezer room compartment. Do not overload the cold room with cargo, as this tends to reduce Cold Storage Efficiency.
Upgrade refrigeration system technology
Investing in valuable technology will pay off in the long run. Some of them are as follows: intelligent remote monitoring equipment(we develop a cold room remote control platform to help), high-efficiency motors, electronic expansion valves, refrigeration equipment, etc.
Through the above Power saving tips, you can cut down the electricity bill and improve of cold storage efficiency.
CRYO is a leading manufacturer of high-performance and energy efficient cold storage solutions. Contact us today to learn more about how CRYO SYSTEMS can help you reduce costs.