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Excellence Awards - Product Design


Beverage-Air is a U.S. manufacturer and global supplier of commercial refrigeration equipment. Beverage-Air is recognized for leadership in the development of energy efficient products, selling 38 percent more ENERGY STAR certified models and transitioning to R-290 refrigerant. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Improving energy efficiency through research and innovation, and optimizing existing refrigeration systems so that 2020 models are up to 30 percent more energy efficient than previous models.
  • Delivering a meaningfully higher level of energy conservation through a focus on variable speed compressors and adaptive defrost features.
  • Launching multiple social media campaigns and printing brochures for manufacturer representative groups, buying groups, dealers, and purchasers to highlight the ENERGY STAR certified models.
  • Training sales workforce and all distributor locations on ENERGY STAR certified models, energy consumption, and environmental impact.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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