A Blackpool cooling specialist has won a national award for its services.
Green Cooling based at the Trident Business Park, Amy Johnson Way at Squires Gate picked up the Excellence in Food Service Award at the RAC Cooling Industry Awards ceremony held at the London Hilton, Park Lane.
The company, founded in March 2013, specialises in refrigerated storage, design and installation of cooling systems and the application of high efficiency cooling systems utilising the natural refrigerant carbon dioxide.
The award was won following the submission of detailed technical information and a case study around the innovative, practical & proven Twin Energy CO2 unit.
It is an innovative system to capture the heat produced by demanding refrigeration systems and use this heat energy to provide heating and hot water elsewhere in the business thus substantially reducing the overall energy demands and carbon emissions in the process.
The Twin Energy system based around a highly efficient CO2 system that has the potential to operate across a wide temperature range from 5°C to -20°C in cooling mode and 20°C to 80°C in heating mode with 100 per cent heat recycling.
Garry Broadbent Director at GreenCooling, which employs 12, said: “We are delighted to have won this prestigious award in such a competitive category and we are equally delighted the food service industry is recognising the commercial benefits of effective heat recovery.
“With energy costs only going one way, this technology is going to become key if businesses want to stay competitive”
Garry has been involved in the commercial refrigeration, heating and heat recovery industry for nearly 30 years having started out working for Aggreko in 1988.
In 1995 Garry launched and became managing director of very successful Chiller Rental Service before eventually being involved in the company becoming part of the Longville Group and subsequently being sold to Carrier Corporation in 2005.
Following a period of consultancy work in 2006 for Carrier Corporation, Garry became the director of ICS Heat Pump Technology for five years where he grew it to £2m turnover business operating in the high end commercial sector. He then became commercial director of Green Cooling in March 2013.