Commercial Refrigeration


Staff Contact: Lauren Zelinski

Related Standards:

Standard 1200 (I-P) Scope
This standard applies to the following manufacturers’ standard catalog Commercial Refrigerated Display Merchandisers and Storage Cabinets, provided that the cases are equipped and designed to work with electrically driven, direct expansion type systems:
  1. Self-contained and Remote Commercial Refrigerated Display Merchandisers and Storage Cabinets
  2. Open and Closed Commercial Refrigerated Display Merchandisers 

Section Scope

Equipment designed and used in commercial refrigeration applications. Equipment includes, but is not limited to, both open and closed type storage and display refrigerators, freezers, refrigerators/freezers, walk-in refrigerators, walk-in freezers, commercial unit coolers, condensing units, air cooled/evaporative condensers, remote condensers, blast coolers/freezers and packaged refrigeration units. Specifically excluded are parts, components, or products included within the scope of other AHRI product sections, and equipment designed specifically for:


  1. Medical, scientific, or research purposes
  2. Telecommunications and switch gear
  3. Direct expansion application using refrigerants classified as B2 and B3 in ASHRAE Standard 34