Thanks to its innovative and eco-friendly technologies Epta has once again been nominated amongst the finalist of the eleventh edition of the RAC Cooling Industry Awards, the most prestigious event for the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector, which the Group has already won prizes in 2006, 2009 and 2014. The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday 23 September, during the course of a gala evening at the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane, in London.

The refrigeration and air-conditioning industry is today facing the challenge of reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions, to protect the planet’s resources and prevent change of its delicate climate balance. RAC Cooling Industry Awards was first held in 2004 run by the eponymous sector magazine, to award companies that set themselves apart in terms of solutions that are sustainable and respectful of the environment.

Specifically, this year Epta is a finalist in two categories: Environmental Collaboration of the Year and Refrigeration Product of the Year. With regard to the former, the Group was nominated alongside the English company Aerofoil Energy and Sainsbury’s, the UK supermarket chain who have a strong drive towards reducing the environmental cost of refrigeration, for the installation of an aerodynamic profile fixed to the front of shelves to maximize maximise energy saving. The vertical GranVista, the flag-ship of the Rev UP Family, will be competing for the award of Refrigeration Product of the Year: a refrigerated multi-sensorial cabinet, characterised by a surprising design and by innovative use of materials of the quality, to ensure the maximum level of thermal insulation and a significant reduction of energy consumption. In addition, thanks to this design, Epta has already received a prestigious eco-design award from the Institut Français du Design.