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COLD FACTS, September-October 2013

Learn about best practices in energy benchmarking, rack safety, and underfloor heating in this special cold storage construction edition of COLD FACTS magazine.

On the Cover

How Energy Will Impact Modern Refrigerated Warehouse Design

Two new industry developments will influence how cold storage facilities are designed and constructed to maximize energy efficiency.
By Bob Gatty

In the Issue

FMCSA Hours of Service Rules Now in Effect

New rules are drawing criticism and legal challenges have been filed.
By Lowell Randel

Choices, Trends, and Best Practices in Underfloor Heating Systems for Freezers

What you need to know about underfloor heating systems for freezers.
By Alexandra Walsh

Top Five Rack Safety Issues

What it takes to have a safe and functional rack system.
By John Krummell

Road Blocks to the Cold Chain

Trucking firms anguish daily over the state of roadway and highway networks in the United States.
By Karen E. Thuermer

Mexican Cold Chain Coming of Age

A close look at refrigerated warehouse capacity, growth, opportunities, challenges and threats.
By Debbie Corado

Mexican Cold Chain Coming of Age

A close look at refrigerated warehouse capacity, growth, opportunities, challenges and threats.
By Debbie Corado

Cool People: Charles Myers

Learn about how Charles Myers, the 2013 IRTA Executive of the Year, improved the industry through innovation.

Online Exclusive! Best Practices for Ensuring Your Rack System is Safe

What it takes to have a safe and functional rack system. By John Krummell