Reliable and energy-saving food refrigeration
Hubbard CO2 condensing units with rotary compressor
Refrigeration specialist Hubbard Products, Ltd. will present its broad product portfolio at Euroshop 2020, including CO2 condensing units with rotary compressor. The highest demands are made in terms of operational safety, energy efficiency and sustainability when it comes to the careful storage of food. High-quality and reliable systems are therefore the key to success. With the new, particularly compact condensing units (models MT and LT), available with power outputs ranging from 1.5 kW to 24 kW, Hubbard offers a comprehensive solution for reliable food refrigeration.
CO2 refrigerant – ideal properties for food refrigeration
With a GWP (GWP = Global Warming Potential) of 1, natural refrigerant CO2 is particularly climate-friendly and also works more efficiently than other refrigerants thanks to its high volumetric cooling capacity. Positive thermodynamic properties such as low viscosity, high thermal conductivity, high vapour density and classification in safety class A1 as a non-toxic and non-flammable refrigerant, make CO2 the ideal refrigerant for food refrigeration.
Energy-saving and quiet operation
The 2-stage rotary compressor is specially designed for CO2 refrigerant and makes for quiet and energy-saving operation. The Hubbard CO2 condensing units, which work with inverter technology, adjust the refrigeration capacity to the actual demand. The inverter reduces system start-up times, enabling the required temperature to be reached quicker. As soon as the correct temperature is reached, the inverter ensures that it is maintained constantly. By maintaining a constant speed, inverter technology reduces energy consumption by 30% compared to a conventional ON/OFF system. The built-in EC fans also work very efficiently and quietly. Hubbard condensing units are eco-design compliant.
Easy and flexible installation
Designed as plug & play solutions, the systems are delivered ready for installation and commissioning and are therefore particularly quick and easy to install. This reduces installation costs as well as the risk of incorrect installation. The built-in oil separator allows great flexibility during installation and provides high operational reliability.
With the new, particularly compact condensing units Hubbard offers a comprehensive solution for reliable food refrigeration. © Daikin
British refrigeration specialist Hubbard Products, Ltd. based in Ipswich offers a wide portfolio of solutions for commercial refrigeration, food production and transport, supermarkets and hospitality. These include condensing units using CO2 refrigerant. Hubbard is the market leader in the field of temperature control of wine cellars and beverage cooling for the catering industry. Hubbard also supplies refrigeration units for the delivery service of many British supermarket chains. Hubbard is a subsidiary of Italian refrigeration specialist Zanotti and has been part of the Daikin Group since 2016.
About Daikin Europe N.V.
Daikin Europe N.V., based in Ostend, Belgium, is a leading manufacturer of air-conditioning systems, heat pumps and refrigeration technology (commercial refrigeration) with around 6,500 employees throughout Europe and production facilities in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Austria, Spain, Turkey and the UK.
Globally, Daikin is renowned for its pioneering achievements in product development and the unrivalled product quality and versatility of its complete solutions. Daikin is the only air-conditioning system manufacturer in the world to develop and produce all important components such as refrigerants, compressors and electronics itself.
With over 90 years of experience in the development and manufacturing of heating and air-conditioning solutions, Daikin is today the market leader in heat pump technology. For example, the Daikin VRV product series for commercial applications and Daikin Altherma for private applications are the best sold heat pump systems in Europe with over 500,000 units.
Over 85% of the equipment for the European market is also produced in Europe. The research and development departments established in the Belgian cities of Ostend and Ghent are geared to the country-specific conditions in Europe.
In mid-2016, Daikin Europe N.V. acquired Zanotti S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of industrial and transport refrigeration, and air treatment and dehumidification systems. This was followed in 2018 by the acquisition of Tewis Smart Systems S.L., one of Spain's leading companies for standardised and customised refrigeration solutions. The acquisition of the Austrian refrigeration specialist AHT Cooling Systems GmbH was completed at the beginning of 2019. Daikin thus completes its product portfolio and further expands its commercial and industrial refrigeration business in Europe.
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