The brain of your Smart Store

The Danfoss System Manager is the key component of the intelligent ADAP-KOOL® refrigeration and HVAC systems for food retail. The System Manager is the brain of the system, coordinating data to and from the individual refrigeration and HVAC controllers, including temperature data for logging and alarms. The System Manager can be set up to optimize different functions such as suction pressure and coordinated defrosting, resulting in significant energy savings and optimum temperature control.

New Danfoss AK-SM 810 system managers

Product news

Danfoss is proud to announce two new additions to the heralded ADAP-KOOL® System Manager line: the AK-SM800AL, a dedicated alarm logger designed as an easy-to-use enhancement for system manager hosts, and the AK-SM810, a cost-effective format for small store applications.

Features and benefits

Supports full suite of Danfoss smart store controls

Proven built in ADAP-KOOL® energy saving functions

Powerful support tools to enhance setup and commissioning

Flexible monitoring and control via AK I/O

Support of various 3rd party devices, supporting the customer store format

On-the-go mobile access anywhere anytime

Built in and customizable graphics

Open data protocol enables easy access and share of operational data / cloud connectivity

Multi-site management and remote management tool

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Product range

  • AK-SM 800 Series Danfoss
    AK-SM 800 series

    System managers are system components for use together with controllers in ADAP-KOOL® Refrigeration control systems. System managers enable the construction of complex control systems with alarm monitoring and data logging in connection with decentralised refrigeration plants.


Type Name Language Updated Download File type
Brochure - AD Overview brochure: System Managers (Global) English 23 Aug, 2018 6.1 MB .pdf


Danfoss ADAP-KOOL® software

Danfoss ADAP-KOOL® optimized systems provide the total store solution for our customers. Through its various tools it offers simulation, programming for setup, commissioning, log collection and presentation, handling alarms and daily monitoring of refrigeration plants.

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Case studies

  • Giant Eagle Danfoss
    Danfoss helps transform supermarkets into smart stores for demand response

    With an IoT-enabled demand response program utilizing Danfoss controllers and system managers, supermarket chain Giant Eagle is able to enhance food safety, detect malfunctioning equipment and reduce costly energy waste.

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    Engineering a cool supermarket with Danfoss technology

    As part of the luxury shopping mall Paseo La Galeria, Danfoss has supplied a refrigeration control system for the supermarket “Superseis”, including systems management for better energy efficiency in the food refrigeration application.

  • Retailer French Danfoss
    French retailer saves up to 46% on the energy bill

    By integrated control of refrigeration, HVAC and lighting, leading French retailer saved 46 % on the energy bill during nighttime and weekends, and 20 % during daytime. The integrated control system has now been implemented in more than 700 stores across France.

  • Danfoss products in 100% green Norwegian supermarket

    The REMA 1000 supermarket in Trondheim, Norway, stands out from most other grocery stores. It is 100% green and is equipped with an innovative solution from Danfoss that will help the store obtain energy savings of 30%.