Utility Incentives: Lack of standard industry benchmarks still a challenge

By Leigha Joyal Energy Analyst, Hillphoenix If you’re going to reward improvement, you need a baseline against which to measure it. Therein lies one of the many challenges facing refrigeration end-users seeking utility incentives for upgrades and new installations….

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Category: Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems, Second Nature & CO2, AMS Group

Ease of Installation Simplifies the Path to Small-Format CO2 Refrigeration

By Derryl Wright, P.E. Hillphoenix Product Manager  For small-format retailers interested in making the switch to natural CO2 refrigeration, their options just got considerably more appealing. AdvansorFlex, the latest addition to Hillphoenix’s evolving Advansor CO2 platform, is engineered to…

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Category: Refrigeration Systems, Second Nature & CO2

Convenience and Drug Stores: Future-Proof Your Business with Natural Refrigeration

By Keilly Witman KW Refrigerant Management Strategy LLC Convenience stores and drugstores have long had the luxury of being blissfully unaware of refrigerant environmental regulations. Historically, most retailers in this sector were able to meet their refrigeration needs with…

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Category: Refrigeration Systems, Second Nature & CO2

Small-format stores capitalize on “fresh” opportunities to boost sales

By Margie Proctor Hillphoenix Marketing & Design Specialist Whether they’re stopping at Starbucks or a convenience store, Americans increasingly want fresh options. The desire for fresh and healthy foods runs the gamut from snacks to ready-made meals. Just look…

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Category: Refrigeration Systems, Merchandising, Second Nature & CO2

Small-Format Strategies: Merchandising tips that make every square foot count

By Margie Proctor Hillphoenix Marketing & Design Specialist In small-format stores, every square foot counts. That’s why it’s important for convenience, discount and drug stores to save space, while also maximizing merchandising opportunities. So, what can small-format stores do…

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Category: Refrigeration Systems, Merchandising, Second Nature & CO2, Design Center