01 June 2009

Practice Note: Coldstore Engineering in New Zealand

This Practice Note is a comprehensive study of coldstore engineering including the structure, insulation, refrigeration components, electrical needs, operations and maintenance, but with a specific focus on reducing fire risks. It was put together by a working group made up of IPENZ Technical Interest Groups, design engineering companies, coldstore operators and government regulators set up to address issues raised after several serious fires in coldstores.

Coldstore Engineering in New Zealand (2009) (PDF 2.3MB)