All Posts By: Sean McIntyre

Looking for Energy Savings? Look In to Retrofitting Your Refrigeration

Many refrigeration systems in the food retail environment (walk-in coolers, walk-in freezers, and reach-in cooler cases) comprise older equipment, and many businesses are unable to absorb the cost of replacing…

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Governor Wolf Establishes Statewide Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Goals in PA

The governor announced the new executive order at an event celebrating the public-private collaboration happening in the city of Pittsburgh to help bolster the city’s climate action plan.   The…

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Customer Service and Food Safety are Most Important Factors for Cold Chain Customers, Survey Finds

Earlier this year, the Global Cold Chain Alliance surveyed hundreds of cold chain customers and providers to gain insight into what was driving purchasing decisions and relationship. The results of…

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Is HVAC/Refigeration Automation the Next Big Thing for IoT?

As we throttle toward the end of this decade and into the future, the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to become more and more ubiquitous in our daily lives. On…

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FDA Provides an Update on the new Produce Safety Rule

As the full, national rollout of the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA)—a sweeping reform of food safety laws designed to better prevent issues as opposed to simply responding to…

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Recently Advanced Farm Bill Could Have Wide-reaching Impact on Produce & Floral Industries

The national conversation surrounding the 2018 Farm Bill, advanced in the Senate on June 28th by an 86-11 vote, will likely revolve around the highly political topics as the bill…

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E. Coli Outbreak can be Learning Opportunity for Leafy Greens Industry

The worst E. Coli outbreak in over a decade has affected a widespread swathe of the country—reaching as far as Alaska—but seems to have originated from just one location: Yuma…

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Contractors and Customers Alike Can’t Live Without Refrigeration Controls and Monitoring

“It’s almost like the check engine light in your car.”   This is how Charlie Sternberg, owner of S&S Refrigeration Co. in New Jersey, described the base value of NRM’s…

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As Companies Continue to Alter Their Processes to Adhere to FSMA, Some Remain Skeptics

This year marks the pivotal period for the widespread adoption of, and adherence to, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Originally passed in 2010, it took the next six years…

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