Building custom walk-in freezers to spec is what we’re known for.
Walk-in freezers require additional considerations and with the experience we bring to the table, we are here to help you make sure you get what you need. With each unit custom-built to your specifications, our walk-in freezers set the industry standard. With access to our design and engineering services, your project will be built to your specifications.
Design considerations include the temperature of the box or the needed R-Value which drives the panel thickness. Floor panels or insulated floors are required for all walk-in freezers. Heated vents are necessary for pressure equalization. Heated doors and or sweeps/thresholds are needed. Application considerations like the size of the walk-in freezer may require complicated underfloor venting/heating below the slab to prevent frost heaving.
Even some walk-in coolers (like Meat or Beer Coolers) should be treated as walk-in freezers due to maintaining temperatures below 32 degrees.
KPS Global does not suggest a wood frame or less than 5” panel thickness for walk-in freezers. While 4” INSULFRAME (HDR) panels are acceptable per the DOE guidelines as ‘minimum’ R-Value required, but that is not always optimal. Based on the Delta-T and humidity conditions, 4” panels pose a greater risk for condensation issues.
With so many things to consider, call KPS Global to help you with your project. Our in-house sales team will work with our design and engineering teams to build your project to spec.