The manufacturer of CO2 ice makers has been awarded the ENERGY STAR program’s Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its ongoing commitment to energy efficiency.
Howe’s 1,000lbs/day unit is being used by Raley’s store in California.
The 4000-RL-CO2DX Low-Side machine can produce up to 3,946lbs (1,792kg) of ice in 24 hours.
A number of component suppliers showcased their newest CO2 compatible products at the 2015 FMI Energy and Store Development Conference in San Diego.
A new flagship market in downtown Boston will keep its seafood fresh with a Howe flake ice machine using CO2 as a natural refrigerant.
The North America seafood industry had its annual get together this week at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center with two co-located shows: Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America. While ammonia and nitrogen are often employed in the freezer systems displayed at the show, some exhibitors showcased systems using carbon dioxide.