Supermarket refrigeration

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Connected supermarket solutions from case to cloud

Together with forward-thinking retailers around the world Danfoss has taken sustainable supermarket solutions to the next level through constant development of sustainable technologies and service concepts.

Danfoss Supermarket solutions offer high efficient refrigeration systems optimized for CO₂ refrigeration and other natural refrigerants. Danfoss components are designed to provide the lowest total cost of ownership, while at the same time reducing the carbon footprint of your supermarket refrigeration system.

Danfoss solutions not only ensure the perfect conditions for food in temperature controlled environments, they also help achieve near-zero downtime on store applications in order to improve food safety and reduce food loss.

Features and benefits

Enhanced food safety

Maximized energy efficiency

Natural refrigerant solutions

Connected solutions from case to cloud

Monitoring and management services

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Danfoss Enterprise Services

Did you ever wonder why you need 24/7 monitoring of your stores? There are many good reasons, the first being good food quality and high food safety.

Danfoss ADAP-KOOL solutions have been developed based on more than 30 years of close cooperation with the global community of food retailers through and more than 80 years in the HVAC industry. Danfoss continuously develops its portfolio of components, controllers and advanced algorithms with the long-term ambition to create net-zero stores or even stores that give more energy than they take.

As a market leader with more than 50,000 food retail installations worldwide, Danfoss leads the development of integrated supermarket refrigeration control solutions. Our experienced supermarket specialists are ready to help you finding the right solution for your grocery store.

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Related applications

  • Close up of produce on grocery stores refrigerated shelves
    CO₂ in supermarkets

    Danfoss has pioneered CO₂ refrigeration systems for more than 10 years. Learn more about our CO₂ refrigeration solutions for supermarkets here.

  • Animated walk-in cooler featuring an Optyma Slim condensing unit, a Danfoss solution for commercial refrigeration
    Walk-in Coolers and Freezers

    Danfoss solutions for cold rooms help keep the food fresh and safe for consumption and therefore contribute to reducing food loss and waste.

  • The inside of a convenient store
    Convenience stores

    Danfoss convenience store energy solutions have been adapted to convenience store refrigeration requirements and are customized to the needs of each store owner. Learn how we can lower your energy needs.

  • A row of display cases inside a grocery store
    Display cases

    Accurate temperature and operation control of display cases and walk-ins are vital for high-quality and safe food products. Find your solution here.

  • An animated image of the semi plug-in systems in supermarkets
    Semi plug-in system

    Danfoss offers highly efficient components optimized for semi plug-in refrigeration systems. The components are designed to provide the lowest total cost of ownership, while at the same time reducing the carbon footprint of your supermarket refrigeration system.

  • An animated image of the utopian smart store full of connected solutions within your neighborhood grocery store
    Smart store

    The Smart Store solution enhances food safety and brings down the energy bill by integrated and smart control of refrigeration, HVAC, lighting and other applications.

Highlighted products

  • Five compressor and condenser controllers/ Pack controllers manufactured by Danfoss
    Compressor and condenser controllers

    Danfoss offers a range of compressor and condenser capacity controls for use in food retail, in compact systems as well as in large power packs.

  • Photo of the product family of evaporator and room controls by Danfoss
    Evaporator and room control

    Danfoss offers a range of evaporator controls with thermostatic expansion valves or with electric expansion valves.

  • Product photo of the Danfoss AK-SM system manager designed for intelligent food retail refrigeration
    System managers

    The system manager is the key component of the intelligent Danfoss ADAP-KOOL® refrigeration system for food retail.

  • Product photo of the AKVH electric expansion valves by Danfoss
    AKV electric expansion valves

    AKV are electrically operated expansion valves designed for refrigerating plants. The AKV valves are normally controlled by a controller from Danfoss’ range of ADAP-KOOL® controllers.

  • Product photo of the CCMT electric regulating valves used in transcritical CO₂ applications by Danfoss
    CCMT electric regulating valves, transcritical CO₂

    The CCMT is an electric operated valve designed specifically for operation in CO2 systems. The valve is capable of functioning either as an expansion valve, as a pressure regulator for the gas cooler or as a gas bypass valve with back-pressure regulation in trans-critical or subcritical applications.

Case studies

  • Danfoss logo with "Engineering Tomorrow"
    Engineering Tomorrow allows environmentally-focused retailer to achieve its goals

    Looking to evolve its refrigeration strategy to anticipate evolving refrigerant regulations and reduce cost, supermarket chain Weis Markets partnered with Danfoss to slash the global warming potential of its refrigeration systems by deploying its first transcritical CO2 refrigeration system.

  • Danfoss logo featureing "Engineering Tomorrow"
    Engineering Tomorrow helps transform supermarkets into “Smart Stores” for demand response

    Like any supermarket chain, Giant Eagle operates in a very competitive marketplace where energy management can be a crucial ingredient to success and profitability. That’s why the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based chain carefully manages its stores’ critical energy consumers: lighting, refrigeration, and HVAC equipment. When Giant Eagle learned its utility—PJM Interconnection—offered a demand response program that provided incentives to reduce electric consumption, they talked to Danfoss to see how they could take advantage of the opportunity.

  • Evaporator injection algorithm
    Selecting the right evaporator injection algorithm makes a world of difference

    Danfoss has pioneered two control algorithms that help you achieve this balance. The Minimum Stable Superheat (MSS) algorithm has been an important part of the Danfoss ADAP-KOOL® offering for years and is still the ideal choice for adaptive evaporator control for dry expansion. Now Danfoss introduces the next generation: Adaptive Liquid Control (ALC).

  • Intelligent and adaptive control in transcritical CO2 refrigeration
    Intelligent and adaptive control in transcritical CO2 refrigeration

    Intelligent control solutions are important for achieving reliable, optimized operation and realizing financial savings and environmental benefits in your transcritical CO2 refrigeration solution.

  • Giant Eagle Danfoss
    Danfoss helps transform supermarkets into smart stores for demand response
  • A father holding his young daughter on his shoulders while perusing a supermarket display case
    Ten ready-made solutions for more energy efficiency

    Let’s give you some great examples on how to cut energy consumption with smart technology. Like building flexible supermarkets.

News

  • Director of Food Retail, Peter Dee poses with the AHR Expo Innovation board members while accepting the award for Product of the Year
    Danfoss CO2 Adaptive Liquid Management solution named Product of the Year
    Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    The Danfoss CO2 Adaptive Liquid Management solution, which fully utilizes all of an evaporator's surface area and improves the energy efficiency of transcritical CO2 refrigeration systems by as much as a 10 percent, received top honors in the 2020 AHR Expo Innovation Awards program.

  • The new logo for the Danfoss podcast series EnVisioneering Exchange
    Danfoss launches EnVisioneering Exchange podcast series
    Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    Danfoss has launched a brand-new podcast series, EnVisioneering Exchange, to address the changing landscape of industry. The podcast will feature thought-provoking interviews and dialogue that discuss the effect on technology and business — from refrigerant and efficiency regulations and standards to the impact of climate change and trends like digitalization and electrification.

  • Product photo of the Danfoss AK-CC 55 with ADAP-KOOL technology
    Danfoss introduces new ADAP-KOOL® case control solution
    Monday, January 20, 2020

    Danfoss' ADAP-KOOL® case control solution for food retail applications combines the state-of-the-art case controller, innovative AKVP electronic expansion valve, improved AKS 11 temperature senor, and hearty DST P110 pressure transmitter to drive down costs and simplify design, installation, service, and operation.

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Troubleshooting

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Supermarket support

Find answers to frequently asked questions, technical documents, a complete parts list and a video library for troubleshooting.