Briefings - 2016

QFR Zone® – The Perfect Balance Between Freeze Quality and Utility Consumption

Tippmann Group’s QFR Zone® is the most energy and labor efficient solution for freezing palletized product. The QFR Zone® provides the perfect balance between product freeze quality and utility consumption. The three primary factors in the freezing balance include: product type and packaging, environment temperature, and air flow. Product type is the first factor to […]

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Is Regulatory Compliance Overwhelming You?

At times it may seem like the list of regulatory mandates is never ending. Whether you agree or disagree with the recent regulations, one thing is for sure; compliance is not optional. Since the early 2000’s the warehousing and logistics industry has seen expanding regulations on multiple fronts. Getting ahead of those requirements and having […]

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Building with Operations in Mind

Does your builder truly understand the operations of the temperature-controlled facility they will be building for you? First-hand owner/operator knowledge of the thousands of details going into your construction project is critical to the success of that project. Tippmann Group is in a unique position in the construction and temperature-controlled facility industries. The ability to […]

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Pre-Construction Tips For A Successful Construction Project

As a company that consistently builds temperature controlled facilities, there are many similarities that we see on each project.  However, as we build on different sites and in different regions of the country, each project presents its own challenges relating to site conditions, budgets, schedules, environmental and other regulatory constraints, state and federal funding programs, […]

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LEED v4 and Recent Credit Interpretations Demonstrate Significant Improvements for Cold Storage Facility Certification

In the past, achieving Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for a temperature controlled facility has been a challenging and sometimes problematic task. Founded in 1998 by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the LEED green building program has established itself as the world’s premier benchmark for high-performance sustainable buildings. However, this rating […]

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Automated Palletizing – Conventional or Robotic, Which Fits Your Needs?

Automated palletizing has seen tremendous advancements over the last several decades.  Even though robotic palletizing can pack and palletize everything from the smallest microchips to a 100lb case of beef, conventional palletizing still has a place in the industry and may be the best solution for some applications. If you have long production runs with […]

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Selecting The Best Site For Your Construction Project

Keep these key items in mind during the site selection process Constructing and starting up a new refrigerated distribution center can be a daunting process. Before that process can even occur, great effort is placed on selecting the right location. Site selection first starts with understanding the client’s core business.  What portion of the business […]

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Reducing Dock Humidity In The Warehouse

Small adjustments to your refrigeration system can make a big difference One common issue that we see in refrigerated warehouses across the country is excessive humidity levels on docks that lead to condensation issues on the dock and frost problems in freezers. There are many operation and design factors that can play a major role […]

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