Walk-In Coolers and Walk-In Freezers
Walk-in coolers and walk-in freezers (walk-ins or WICF) temporarily store refrigerated or frozen food or other perishable goods and are used primarily in the food service and food sales industry. Walk-in coolers operate above 32°F and at or below 55°F, and walk-in freezers operate at or below 32°F. WICFs covered by the regulations are enclosed storage spaces that can be walked into, have a total chilled storage area of less than 3,000 square feet, and do not include products designed and marketed exclusively for medical, scientific, or research purposes.
For more information, see the DOE’s Appliance and Equipment Standards for this product.