Plug n’ Cool: a R290 natural refrigerant solution by Embraco

Embraco is a global refrigeration company that, throughout its 48-year journey, has invested in innovative cooling solutions, such as self-contained units, while increasing its commercial presence worldwide. Now, the company thrives in the australian market through natural refrigerant solutions and one of our main innovative solutions is the R290 (propane) Plug n’ Cool, an option that is already popular in Europe and North America.

Energy efficiency offered by the solution

Plug n’ Cool is a complete self-contained solution designed for reach-in applications in food retail, which reduces the store’s energy consumption with refrigeration by more than 30%, while improving the cooling performance and food preservation. The system provides a “plug and play” option that accelerates the installation process by 70%, and can replace the traditional machine room, avoiding refrigerant leakage and saving space in the cabinet and store. 

Power Consumption Comparison

The Test Room, Test Packages, and M-Packages used are in accordance with 1731.14 General Test Conditions (MEPS)

Modular in design, the equipment has a competitive total cost of ownership and it can be used in different store formats, from small family businesses to large wholesalers, which increases in-store design flexibility.

Plug n’ Cool main benefits:

  • Low energy consumption

  • Quick and easy maintenance

  • Environmentally friendly refrigerant

  • Potential internal volume increase

  • Zero refrigerant leakage

  • It doesn’t need a machine room

  • Layout flexibility

  • Faster and simpler installation

“Embraco has a global vision but provides solutions that meet the specificity of each country. We’re ready to meet future legislation and we believe in a portfolio that delivers value to the end user. We’re selling in Australia almost the same products that we sell in Europe because the Australian market is demanding in both quality and robustness”, says Herlon Eckermann  da Silva, Sales Manager for Asia-Pacific region.

Embraco already holds a leadership position in the Australian household market, and now it has been planning to expand its business and shape the scenario with a Light Commercial portfolio for supermarkets and convenience stores. “By offering advanced high-performance and energy efficiency technologies, through customized customer service, we want to be the preferred partner of local distributors and small manufacturers with the goal to increase Embraco’s market share in Australia, mainly in food retail and food service segments”, states Herlon.

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