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New Efficiency Standard Launches Cool Savings
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commercial ice maker
—the kind you see in hotel hallways, restaurants, and hospitals—can churn out anywhere from 50 pounds to 4,000 pounds of ice every day. They can produce regular cubes, ice nuggets for
ice maker for sale
, or soft flakes used in supermarket displays, and they use a lot of water and energy to do it. As of this week, thanks to updated efficiency standards, almost every new
ice maker commercial
sold in the United States will use 10 to 25 percent less energy.
commercial ice makers
aren’t the only appliances getting an efficiency upgrade in 2018. Clothes washers got an efficiency boost effective January 1, as did the rooftop air conditioners that heat or cool more than half the commercial floor space in the United States. A new standard for fluorescent tube lights, which light up schools, offices and hospitals, went into effect last week. And on June 13, all battery chargers sold in the United States—like the ones for electric toothbrushes, laptops, cordless drills, and scores of other gadgets—will be 10 percent more energy efficient than previous models. The battery charger standard alone will save enough energy to power all the households in a city of 100,000 people for a year.
All these improvements are the result of the little-known but tremendously successful federal energy efficiency standards program, which has quietly saved trillions of dollars for American consumers on their energy bills over the last 30 years. In addition to saving money and reducing energy use—and the climate and air pollution that often comes with it—federal energy efficiency standards prod manufacturers to innovate and stay competitive, and have created hundreds of thousands of jobs for American workers. By 2035, the updates required by law to existing standards will save consumers an estimated additional $43 billion every year.
Commercial ice makers are necessary for almost any foodservice or hospitality establishment. Our
ice makers for sale
equipment ensures that clean, fresh, and frozen ice is consistently made throughout the day, so you can keep foods chilled during transport or make refreshing drinks. We also carry machines of various styles and configurations, making it easy to find the option best suited for your ice producing needs.
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