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PolarClad Insulation Testimonial – Robert Mondavi Winery

PolarClad Insulation – Testimonial

Gary Midyette, Director of Operations – Robert Mondavi Winery

“Our Winemaking Team has been very satisfied with the installation and performance of the PolarClad Tank Insulation. The installation on all of our tanks, ranging in size from 1,000 to 12,000 gallons, was excellent and is holding up well in the harsh environment of our outside Cellar.”

“The insulation on the tanks allows us to quickly chill and easily maintain the optimum wine temperature in any weather. Due to the fact that we insulated approximately 20% of our outside tanks each year, over the past five years we have experienced a noticeable reduction in our PG&E bill for the same time period.”

“Having our tanks insulated with PolarClad Tank Insulation is also allowing us to operate our glycol cooling system today at less than 50% of its capacity. With the system running less, we have a noticeable reduction in wear and tear on the equipment, allowing us to extend the intervals between scheduled maintenance. The life expectancy of our glycol system’s compressors has increased to a point where we are able to delay replacement projects by years.”

“My only regret is that I did not install PolarClad Tank Insulation to all of our tanks sooner.”

Energy Savings and Profitability Boost:

Robert Mondavi Winery has 75 PolarClad® System insulated tanks that have saved the company 1,356,000 kWh in energy and have reduced their energy bill by an average of $38,000 annually.