Continental Refrigerator

Bensalem, Pennsylvania


ENERGY STAR Excellence Awards - ENERGY STAR Promotion

Continental Refrigerator

Continental Refrigerator is a major manufacturer of commercial refrigeration products that are offered worldwide. Continental Refrigerator is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its efforts to promote ENERGY STAR qualified commercial food service equipment. Key accomplishments include:

  • Expanding its suite of ENERGY STAR qualified models available to consumers by adding 350 models in 2009 for a total of 475, representing a 650 percent increase over 2008 and embodying 92 percent of its solid door refrigerator models.
  • Having the most ENERGY STAR qualified products in the commercial food service sector.
  • Increasing its sales of ENERGY STAR qualified products to 65 percent of total sales in 2009 representing a 15 percent increase over 2008.
  • Prominently displaying the ENERGY STAR logo on marketing materials, its Web site, sales banners, and tradeshow exhibits.
  • Adding an energy liaison position to manage energy efficiency projects, address conservation initiatives and opportunities, and to work with ENERGY STAR to qualify products.
  • Training internal sales and customer service personnel to educate end-users, operators, facilities designers, dealers, and distribution partners on the financial and environmental benefits associated with purchasing ENERGY STAR qualified products.
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