Multinational Convenience Store chain reached 15% in Energy Savings & optimal walk-in temperature control by implementing GSE’s technology and 24/7 monitoring services

A pioneer in the multinational convenience store contacted GSE regarding the monitoring and control of HVAC, walk-ins, and lighting for their Mexico locations. With several thousand stores worldwide, our client needed a reliable company for HVAC & walk-in monitoring and control to provide efficiency and quality control for their products.

The Situation

Our client wanted to ensure that the HVAC and refrigeration equipment in their convenience stores was operating within the temperature range necessary to deliver high-quality product and maintain food safety compliance.

The Solution

GSE installed Viridis BMS to monitor and control HVAC and Walk-in temperatures & control exterior lighting schedules to ensure operational efficiency.

Key information gleaned from Viridis was continuously assessed by a GSE engineer who specializes in HVAC and refrigeration.
The data was immediately relayed to our client’s maintenance team and continuous follow-up was provided, resulting in 83% compliance in NSF standards.
Locations with GSE system installed achieved 15% in energy savings compared to systems without the BMS who only reduced their energy by 3%.
Over the span of one year, 75% of failing ACs were detected and repaired, achieving a 2°F improvement in comfort across these locations.
In walk-in equipment, a 32% reduction in runtime was achieved, reducing wear and tear to the equipment and extending its useful life.
Open-door time for walk-ins was reduced by 28%.
Before GSE only 33% of walk-ins were NSF compliant. With GSE, 83% meet NSF standards and there has been a total improvement of 6°F in product quality.
GSE’s service includes helping the maintenance teams track every ticket using the customers maintenance platform software.

The Success

Our client’s convenience stores were equipped with optimal HVAC & walk-in monitoring systems, made possible by our Viridis hardware, the 24/7 Data Assessment Center and a team of highly-skilled engineers ready to provide real-time data on temperature fluctuations.

Our client not only benefitted from increased maintenance efficiency, temperature control, they also saved 15% in energy expenses.