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Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines

Useful Links

The ENERGY STAR® Simple Savings Calculator calculates the energy savings, incremental capital cost and simple payback in upgrading to ENERGY STAR labelled machines.

ENERGY STAR provides some sample language to be used in a request for proposals of ENERGY STAR labelled vending machines.

ENERGY STAR has a listing of qualified products, by manufacturer, with their energy use and vending capacity.

BC Hydro

The BC Hydro Power Smart Program has a vending machine division and there is a Buying Guide
BC Hydro provides incentives for using occupancy sensors with vending machines.

U.S. Federal Energy Management Program
How to Lease an Energy-Efficient Beverage Vending Machine.

California Energy Commission
The California Energy Commission collects data on energy use of vending machines.

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
The testing procedure for refrigerated bottled and canned vending machines is available through ASHRAE Standard 32.1-2004, Methods of Testing for Rating Bottled and Canned Beverage Vending Machines.