QBD Cooling Systems Inc.

Brampton, Ontario

Excellence Awards - Product Design


QBD Cooling Systems Inc. is a Canadian manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment. QBD furthered energy efficiency improvements across product lines and launched new marketing initiatives featuring ENERGY STAR®. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Achieving 11% improvement in efficiency associated with multiple critical component updates from evaporator design and refrigerant charge to higher efficiency fan motors and newer generation CSR compressors.
  • Reducing refrigerant charge by up to 90% by switching from HFC to low-global warming potential (R-290) refrigerants in its latest open-air and transparent door cooler models.
  • Featuring clear listings of ENERGY STAR certified products on QBD’s dedicated webpage, brochures, and other marketing literature.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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