Winston Salem, North Carolina
Partner of the Year - Product Brand Owner
Beverage-Air is a U.S. manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment for the food service industry. Beverage-Air is recognized for its innovation utilizing energy-saving technologies such as variable speed compressors and adaptive defrost features and for continuing to transition products to R-290, a low global warming potential refrigerant. Key 2022 accomplishments include:
- Offering a wide range of ENERGY STAR® certified commercial refrigeration equipment that makes up nearly 50% of its available models.
- Developing novel educational courses that highlight the value of ENERGY STAR certification and benefits of innovative energy saving technologies, thus, training all new company staff and reaching approximately 50% of distributor staff nationwide.
- Launching successful social media campaigns throughout the year, designing product-specific brochures, and utilizing the company webpage to feature ENERGY STAR certified products prominently to manufacturer representative groups, buying groups, dealers, and end users.