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Marks and Spencer’s Refrigeration Policy

Contents of a Fridge

Most will rememberthe sixties for the fashion and music, but something else happened during this decade that us HVAC’ers will be far more interested in! This decade saw a rise of the refrigerator in households.

In general, the basics of refrigeration have remained mostly the same although a lot has changed. The refrigerator is now an important staple to any commercial or domestic kitchen which ensures food waste is reduced by extending the life of produce.

However, as you and everyone else is well aware of, it has been discovered that the refrigerants used in the refrigerators is not the most environmentally friendly. Paul Alway is the refrigeration specification manager at Marks and Spencer and he explained: “Over the years, society came to understand the atmospheric (ozone layer) impacts of refrigerant gases such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and the threat they pose on the ozone layer. Continue reading