7.8005.1 Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines

Topic: 
Plug Load
Subtopic: 
Vending Machines and Water Coolers
Desired Outcome: 
Energy used for vending machines reduced
For supporting material, see Referenced Standards.
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
7.8005.1a
Selection

Vending machines, including those leased from a third-party vendor, will be ENERGY STARĀ® qualified and compliant with ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / UL UL Underwriters Laboratories 541

Increase energy efficiency

Ensure occupant safety

7.8005.1b
Installation

Cord and plug-connected vending machines will comply with ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 70 Section 422.51

Where applicable per ADA ADA Americans with Disabilities Act , clear floor space and unit controls complying with the operable parts provisions of ICC ICC International Code Council A117.1 shall be provided for each type of vending machine provided

Motion controls will be installed for all non-refrigeration functions

Building operations staff will be provided warranty information, operation manuals, and installer contact information

Vandal-proof enclosures will be installed, as necessary

Ensure occupant safety

Reduce light pollution

Minimize nonessential energy use

7.8005.1c
Decommissioning

Vending machines replaced by new units will be recycled or disposed of in accordance with local ordinances

Vending machines infested with pests will be enclosed before moving

All refrigerant will be handled in accordance with EPA EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, www.epa.gov 40 CFR 82.156 and local ordinances

Prevent reuse of inefficient equipment and components

Protect the environment

Ensure worker safety

7.8005.1d
Staff education

Building operations staff will be provided with warranty information, operation manuals, and installer contact information

Educate building operations staff about operation and maintenance of equipment

Ensure continued savings

7.8005.1e
Occupant education

Occupants will be educated of new lighting controls and benefits

Education will be provided by building operations staff

Educate occupants about new controls and benefits

Ensure continued savings