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Visit Freije-RSC at IIAR 2017 in Booth #205

Freije-RSC will once again return to the annual IIAR Conference in San Antonio, TX on February 26th through March 1st at booth # 205.

Freije-RSC is a national refrigeration, specialty engineering, service and installation services firm providing value-added infrastructure services to clients requiring the highest level of guaranteed system quality, performance, and reliability. The company is proud to again be exhibiting at the IIAR conference in 2017.

The Annual IIAR Natural Refrigeration Conference and Expo is the largest exposition dedicated to the ammonia and natural refrigeration industry. With over 1,500 in attendance last year, this is a perfect chance to network and collaborate with some of the greatest minds in the natural refrigeration community.
Stop by the Freije-RSC booth to meet the Freije-RSC team, receive giveaway items – chance to win $100, cell phone wallet, and vent mount. Come see us at booth #205!

The EPA’s SNAP program announces new laws for propane.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on December 1 that Final Rule 21, unveiled in September under the SNAP (Significant New Alternatives Policy) program, will become law on January 3, 2017, applying immediately in some cases such as new applications for propane.

Click here to learn more about what changes go into effect in January.

What Food Gets Refrigerated and What Doesn’t?

From seafood to dairy and from condiments to vegetables, our IR clients in the food industry depend on us to provide the optimal equipment for their refrigerated goods. Shipments come in and out daily with different people handling food their inventory. Most companies have checklists in place that indicate what is stored in the refrigerator.

When was the last time you verified which foods should actually be refrigerated? The right temperature can affect freshness and flavor, so we’ve listed out guidelines from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration which foods should be refrigerated and which shouldn’t: Read more

2016 Global Cold Chain National Expo

Freije-RSC is excited to be attending the annual Global Cold Chain Expo from June 20 – 22 in Chicago, Illinois at McCormick Place. Attendance at this show is vital to our industry in order to further our knowledge in the management of temperature-controlled systems that sustain the safety and quality of perishable products.

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Visit Freije-RSC at IIAR 2016 at Booth 217

We look forward to meeting you at the Freije-RSC Engineered Solutions Company Booth #217 at the 2016 IIAR Conference!

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Freije-RSC Client Highlight: Velvet Ice Cream

In 1914, Velvet Ice Cream began with three core flavors in the basement of a confectionary. Thanks to Freije-RSC, cold-storage capacity has expanded for the company since 1961 and will do so again with a multi-million dollar project and a 21,000-square-foot freezer design. The freezer will include structurally temperature kept at -20 degrees Fahrenheit with a cold dock, insulated metal panels, glycol under floor heat, piping, insulation and evaporator work.

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Phasing Out HFC Refrigerants

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has prohibited vending machines and convenient stores from having R-404a systems.

The latest Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) report from the EPA is on alternative refrigerants as acceptable or unacceptable for different sectors in the refrigeration industry. Some common refrigerants, including R-404A and R-507C, are now listed as an unacceptable alternate for most applications. Effective immediately vending machines and convenient stores are prohibited from using R-404a in those systems.

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One Contractor, Multiple Trades

Freije

 

Freije-RSC has been a trusted partner in the industrial construction business since 1959. In addition to serving the industrial refrigeration industry, our services also include the installation of low temperature materials such as insulated panels, floor systems, and refrigeration doors. Each of these specialty construction services is performed with our very own work force.

Additionally, we offer complete design and installation of Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing services.

So how can Freije-RSC help you? We are one contractor that covers multiple trades:

  • Industrial refrigeration design-build
  • Industrial refrigeration plan-spec
  • Insulated panels and doors
  • Industrial services and parts
  • Electrical design-build
  • HVAC and Plumbing design-build
  • Contract engineering

As founding members of IIAR (International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration) and one of the nations oldest Frick Factor experts in the business, we have been continuously active in cold storage construction and all types of refrigeration design throughout the country. Focusing on quality construction, we have been involved in improvements to industry standards. Today, we have six offices with over 200 employees.

 

Our historical knowledge allows for quick estimating turnaround time. We would love to be involved in your next project. Get in touch with us!