Mahou San Miguel has invested €3.3 million to develop a sustainable chiller for the hospitality industry.
According to the company, the new Ecocooler chiller uses propane for refrigeration, which reduces the carbon emissions of the chiller to zero while increasing refrigeration yield by 8%.
This means that the chiller provides “greater cooling power” with lower energy consumption, and the company estimates that the chiller will reduce energy costs by between 12 and 15% while also offering a sustainable refrigeration solution.
The cooler has also been designed with the limited space of hotel bars in mind, and three sizes are available to buyers, all of which have smaller dimensions than chillers currently produced by the company.
Mahou San Miguel claims that the new chiller demonstrates the company’s commitment to sustainability, and reiterated that it would be investing €30 million over the next three years as part of its “We are 2020” sustainability scheme.
Segura Peio Arbeloa, general director of Mahou San Miguel’s Spanish unit said: “We have already installed 19,933 units in more than 5,000 hotel customers throughout Spain.
“Our investment in this initiative is part of our constant commitment to providing value solutions to the hospitality industry through innovation and, of course, with the sustainable development of our business and that of our customers, taking care of our environment.”
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