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ActiveCore’s Flexible Temperature Control

With the introduction of SKOPE’s ActiveCore™ range of upright fridges, we now offer a product range that is perfectly suited to chilled storage of temperature sensitive, high margin products. ActiveCore models have flexible temperature control ensuring products are stored and displayed at the optimum temperature. The temperature controller can be easily adjusted by retail staff for temperatures between 1- 15 °C to suit whatever delicate products are being stored. This new feature controls the cabinet’s temperature by using probes to collect data and turns the refrigeration system on and off to maintain the correct desired temperature based on the collected data.

 

ActiveCore fridges also maintain a very good average internal humidity level, particularly suited to the storage of flowers. The fridge’s internal airflow has also been optimised by a redesigned rear duct to maximise cooling performance while minimising temperature variations for a more consistent product temperature. Unlike traditional commercial refrigerators that have a limited range of adjustability (usually from 1-5 °C ), Flexible Temperature Control provides retailers greater flexibility while maintaining product quality and extending shelf life. Cabinets fitted with a more traditional Fixed Temperature Control have to be factory pre-set in order to store and display wine, flowers and chocolate, which provides limited retail flexibility over time.

 

ActiveCore also offers market leading energy efficiency so retailers will benefit from significant power savings over time. ActiveCore models use the best available LED lighting rather than fluorescent lighting, which means that there is no UV light being emitted into the cabinets. The LEDs also have a super long life, work extremely well in cold temperatures and significantly enhance the look of products on display when compared with fluorescent lighting, or low quality LED lights.

Introducing ActiveCore™

Recommended Temperatures

1) Flowers: Cool and humid  

Keeping valuable flowers fresh for as long as possible requires the right temperature, as well as humidity. Flower storage ranges from 1-8°C, with common types around 2°C and more exotics around 8°C. With flowers it also relies a lot on the humidity levels within the cabinets to keep flowers hydrated. SKOPE ActiveCore provides the necessary flexibility along with a high humidity environment.

 

2) Wine: Cool but not too cool

Wine storage should be between 8-18°C, but this differs for Red and White wines. Red wine is normally kept at 14-16°C and White normally at 8-12°C. The old convention that Red wines should be kept or drunk at room temperature didn’t account for hot Australian summers or our modern heating, so placing Reds in the fridge before drinking is definitely a good idea – and will also prolong their quality over time. At the same time, removing Whites from the fridge for at least half an hour before drinking is also advisable.

 

3) Chocolate: Cool and wrapped 

Chocolate storage is usually around 10-18°C, however this is very dependent on the type of chocolate. SKOPE ActiveCore’s flexible temperature controller makes it easy to adjust the temperature depending on exactly what products you are storing. We recommend ideally wrapping chocolates to prevent discolouration when storing in the fridge.

 

How to Change ActiveCore's Temperature Set Point

It is really simple to change ActiveCore's temperature set point. You don't need a technician to do it. Follow the instructions below or see the User Manual for more detailed instructions.

 

 

ActiveCore Now Available with All the Added Options

If you're after something extra - full colour range, solid or tropical (heated) doors, shelf lights, gravity matting, additional shelves, barrel door locks, remote refrigeration unit and more click here to see the SKT and SKB ActiveCore ranges.

SKOPE for Inspiration

“In the bar, we had SKOPE design fridges with glass fronts and soft lighting to showcase the variety of wines on offer. The resulting colour from the illuminated bottles contributes to the warmth and character of the bar.”

Damian Heads- Executive Chef, Steel Bar and Grill

“I have no doubt that the fit-out, food, drinks and staff will all combine to make every visit a memorable event”

Angus Telford- Front of House Manager, Chu the Phat

“Irinox ensures croissants, and other products, hold their temperature and shape before they are shock frozen.”

Dominique Colombie- Owner, Paneton Bakery

“Having used SKOPE in the past, I wanted to install SKOPE at Red Lantern due to the proven performance, quality and reliability.”

Luke Nguyen- Executive Chef, Red Lantern

“We choose equipment that is high quality and from local suppliers like SKOPE, so we know they are reliable and the servicing is not going to be an issue.”

Bundit Kijpalakorn- Owner, Spice Paragon

“When we knew we needed a walk in cool room there was only one name we looked into and that was SKOPE.”

Jo-Ann Moss- Owner, Best Blooms
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