The Wire (January/February 2010)
Medford Ceiling Fan
The Medford ceiling fan from Fanimation features a Forged Iron finish with reversible dark cherry/teak-finished wooden blades; it has a 52-inch blade sweep and a 14-degree blade pitch. The Medford earned an Energy Star rating, with an airflow of 5,501 cubic feet per minute and only using 67 watts (excluding lighting). Its airflow efficiency is 82 cubic feet per minute per watt. A variety of glass lighting fixtures are available, and the Medford offers a downrod with a diameter of 1 inch and a length of 6 inches.
For more information, visit www.fanimation.com.
Kold-Draft Meets Energy Standards
Effective the first of the year, all Kold-Draft ice machine models meet the California Energy Commission’s 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, which were established to reduce the state’s energy consumption. Kold-Draft ice machines have been carefully developed to be more energy- and water-efficient than standard ice machines, the company says. To meet the standards, Kold-Draft took care to not reduce the quality of the finished product of denser, more solid ice for which Kold-Draft is known.
For more information, visit www.kold-draft.com.
You Do the Math Calculator
The You Do the Math calculator allows bartenders and wait staff to easily check IDs. By simply entering a person’s birth date, the You Do the Math age verification device quickly calculates the age of a customer based on time and date. This small calculator (about the size of an ID) reduces the risk of an employee serving to minors. With purchase also comes full training support through online tutorials as well as a compliance test for employees.
For more information, visit www.youdothemath.com.
Light-Up Ice Buckets & Trays
Available from Kardwell International, the line of Lighted Ice Buckets and Trays feature LED lights that slowly change color from red to blue to green or can be stopped on any one of the three colors. The trays measure 14 inches in diameter and the buckets come in two different sizes: 6.5 inches in diameter by 5.75 inches high, and 9.25 inches diameter by 11.5 inches high. Both the buckets and trays can be custom-imprinted with a logo and message.
For more information, visit www.kardwell.com.