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Choosing a Commercial Refrigerator or Commercial Freezer Compressor


For those buying commercial refrigeration for the first time, browsing the selection of units available can be a maze of confusing and unrecognizable terms. Among the most primary of options are the “top-mount refrigerator” and the “bottom-mount refrigerator.” That’s a choice that may leave many new to the world of restaurant equipment wondering what the difference is and which one might be better for their location.

To answer those questions, we’ve compiled some information about each type of commercial cooler, including the situations that each is preferable for, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Bottom-mount Refrigerator Guide

Bottom-mount refrigerator

Best commercial cooler for:

Hot areas and cooking line applications.



Top-mount Refrigerator Guide

Top-mount refrigerator

Best commercial refrigeration for:

Dry storage areas where ingredients might be spilled and locations where the floor can become dusty.