COLD FACTS, September-October 2015

In this issue of COLD FACTS, discover eco-friendly design and mechanical elements are not only green, but good for business. Read about changes in Chemical Facility Regulations and how Latin American exporters are responding to FSMA.

On the Cover

Green Innovations in Cold Chain Construction

Building a cold chain facility and/or distribution center that is eco-friendly is not only good for the environment; it can save on energy...

In the Issue

Policy Changes Likely in Chemical Facility Regulations

President Obama signed Executive Order 13650 entitled, Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security on August 1, 2013. The action was...

LEED Energy Credits for Cold Facilities

The IACSC-IARW Construction/Codes Committee expects to hear in October 2015 whether the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has approved...

Latin America Cold Chain Confronts FSMA

Fruit and vegetable sections of U.S. grocery stores look more like farmers’ markets these days as an abundance of fresh produce is...

Building the Culture of Construction Safety

Protecting an employee from being injured or becoming ill while on the job is a process that continues to evolve. While this effort has...

Special Cool People: Cold Chain Industry Mourns Loss of Fred Walker

Fred Walker, Americold’s Vice President of Engineering Support, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2015.  “Fred was a dynamic team leader...