Cold storage, or precise temperature controlled environments used for the preservation of goods, is used in a variety of industries. The following industries use cold storage rooms, warehouses, and devices the most.
The primary purpose of a grocery store is to keep available food fresh and ready for purchase and consumption. To fulfill this need, they require some type of refrigeration. Nearly every primary grocery store will house some type of freezer room or refrigerator to store fish, meat, and other frozen products.
Hospitals and Clinics
Advanced hospitals may be home patients that require climate control and sterilized rooms to keep themselves or others safe from the possibility of contamination. Others may require cold storage for the preservation of samples, medicines, and blood for future use.
Research Centers and Laboratories
It is not uncommon for areas of research to require constant and/or precise temperature control, which cold rooms may be modified to fit.
Data and Information Technology
Technology has come far in this day in age, but we haven’t quite removed the need for electrical equipment. Industries that require a heavy use of computers and other tech equipment are prone to overheating. Because this type of equipment is running at all times, it can lead to fire hazards and damage if measures aren’t taken to regulate room temperatures and cool equipment.
Whether it’s food manufacturing or a restaurant, goods need to be help at specific temperatures to prevent the growth of contaminants and health hazards. Cold storage is required throughout the producing, processing, transporting, and storing of goods until it is ready for use.
Warehouses and Storage
The rise of storage facilities for both personal and commercial use has also driven the need for temperature-controlled facilities. Cold storage is the best way to protect and preserve valuables, antiques, business documents, and goods.