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Polar King Revolutionizes Energy Efficiency in Refrigeration

When it comes to investing in walk-in coolers or freezers, energy efficiency, reliability, and performance are top priorities for food and beverage vendors. In today’s uncertain financial landscape and rising prices, businesses are actively seeking ways to save money through energy conservation and product preservation. One of the most effective strategies to achieve this goal is by upgrading to modern, energy-efficient kitchen equipment and refrigeration systems. Polar King, a leader in the industry, offers a cutting-edge solution that can significantly reduce energy consumption while providing unparalleled performance.

Polar King Revolutionizes Energy Efficiency in Refrigeration – Lowering Consumption by Up to 62%

The Impact of Walk-In Coolers and Freezers on Energy Usage: For many restaurants, walk-in coolers and freezers can account for a substantial portion, up to 40%, of their total energy usage. Outdated and underperforming units can have a dramatic effect on energy costs and consumption. Over time, traditional metal panel walk-in units may suffer from moisture retention, leading to a reduction in the R-value of the insulation and compromising the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the unit. This not only increases energy consumption but also poses a risk to the quality of stored products.

The Polar King Advantage: Polar King stands apart from its competitors with its seamless fiberglass construction, which effectively prevents moisture penetration and preserves the R-value of the insulation. This innovative design feature ensures that the walk-in cooler or freezer maintains peak performance throughout its lifespan, leading to long-term energy savings and a high return on investment.

Unmatched Energy Efficiency: To demonstrate the impressive energy efficiency of Polar King units, a comparative study was conducted on two walk-in coolers, each measuring 8’x14′ and over 10 years old. Both units were subjected to identical climates and similar locations. After a rigorous three-week monitoring period, the results spoke for themselves:

Annual energy consumption for an 8×14 unit:

Polar King: 6,049 kW

Metal Panel Walk-in: 16,085 kW

Energy Efficiency

Annual energy cost for an 8×14 unit:

Polar King: $967

Metal Panel Walk-in: $2,573

Energy Efficiency

This analysis revealed that traditional metal panel units can have operating costs as much as 62% higher than those of Polar King walk-ins. By choosing Polar King, businesses can achieve substantial savings on their energy bills, contributing to a more financially sustainable and environmentally friendly operation.

When it comes to energy efficiency in refrigeration, Polar King sets the standard with its seamless fiberglass construction, delivering unmatched performance and savings. By investing in a Polar King walk-in cooler or freezer, businesses can significantly lower their energy consumption, reduce operating costs, and ensure the preservation of their valuable products. Take the first step towards a more efficient and cost-effective future by choosing Polar King as your trusted refrigeration solution.

About Polar King

The introduction of the Polar King outdoor walk-in freezer into the food service industry was the result of three generations of walk-in refrigeration technology and experience. Polar King’s fiberglass, one-piece walk-in cooler is the natural evolution of the walk-in cold storage industry from the conventional metal panel constructed unit. In early 1982, Polar King began operations by constructing and shipping walk-ins from a modest 12,000 sq. ft. facility in New Haven, Indiana. As demand grew for outdoor fiberglass commercial walk-in coolers and commercial walk-in freezers grew, production was moved to a 204,000 sq. ft. facility located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. For 40 years, Polar King has provided thousands of walk-ins to single unit operators, chain restaurants, schools, health care facilities, government agencies and many other industries requiring dependable outdoor walk-in refrigeration. For more information, visit or contact Polar King, 4424 New Haven Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46803 USA at (888) 647-8231.