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Schoonbee Estate Automated Cooling Installation

45%
Energy Saving

“It has been more than worth it, because it allows us to focus on farming and not worry about technology, which is not our strength. They let us know when something is wrong, not the other way around.”
Abrie Saayman, Refrigeration Supervisor

DATE: 2004-Present


LOCATION: Groblersdal


TECHNOLOGY: e-Lumac automation technology which involves two control systems – one for citrus and one for grapes


FUNDING OPTION: Turn-Key

Project Background

Schoonbee Estate, who are at the forefront of Table Grape and Citrus exports required a holistic solution to their cooling needs.  With the installation of more than 5.5 MWR of refrigeration capacity and the introduction of a state-of-the-art custom software solution, the partnership with EP Refrigeration allows them to focus on what they do best, the production of high-quality fruit.