Commonsense sells certified organic products and environmentally friendly goods. They have five stores in Wellington and Auckland, and they’re serious about looking after the planet.
Refrigeration is a major expense. So updating old fridge units was top priority when one of the stores changed location.
Commonsense chose the latest technology. Their seven new units use refrigerants with 4,000 times less impact on the climate. The fridges are also more energy efficient, so cost less to run.
The new technology was more expensive, but it made sense to upgrade as part of the move. Replacing the older units later would have cost more — both economically and environmentally. Next, Commonsense plans to upgrade the rest of their fridges