Freezer Room Construction: A Beginner's Guide

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Freezer rooms are used in restaurants and supermarkets to store large quantities of food. They are primarily designed for the storage and preservation of frozen food but do also offer protection from pests. Freezer rooms are usually located at the back of a building with a door that can be securely closed for storing perishable goods.

This post will provide some tips for constructing a freezer room so you can make sure that the work is done correctly. The following discusses some of the things you need to know in order to get started, including structural considerations, insulation measures, power requirements and more.

Structural considerations

You must ensure that your freezer room is a strong structure to prevent it from collapsing. You will need to install posts or columns if you want to support walk-in freezers or if you have loads that are too heavy for the ceiling. You should also consider installing a beam across each bay of the freezer if possible so that it can support the weight from above and prevent pressure on the walls.

Power requirements

There is no doubt about it — freezers can be a power guzzler. They require plenty of power to maintain a constant temperature which means they need to be switched on and in use 24-hours a day. The power requirements will be decided by several factors. The first factor is the size of the room. Larger spaces will require more energy to keep cool. The second factor is the number and size of fans that are used to vent cool air into the space. Thirdly, you will need to think about the level of insulation. Insulation is vital for maintaining a steady temperature in the freezer room. Poor insulation could lead to variations in the temperature which could damage or spoil the food which is in storage. The better insulated a freezer room is, the less energy will be needed to keep it cool. However, you should carefully consider how thick you want to make your insulation, as it can potentially impact your costs greatly. A refrigeration contractor will be able to assess the space before advising you on the best types of insulation for your project.

If you would like further info, you should reach out to a company that offers freezer room construction services. A member of the team will be happy to answer any questions you may have about this subject.


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