As of 2022, the multinational retailer has installed natural refrigerant-based equipment in more than 1,400 of its Japanese stores.
The R744 units reduced the store’s energy consumption by 17% compared to an R410-based alternative.
The R744-based system, manufactured by Nihon Netsugen, was installed by FFM Engineering at a cold storage facility in Kuala Lumpur in 2021.
Retrofitting with the ECO2Dairy on-farm CO2 cooling and water heating system could deliver 3.7% reduction in country’s total carbon emissions, while offering the farmer significant savings, says manufacturer.
By the end of 2022, the Japanese manufacturer expects to have sold around 100 condensing units across Australia and New Zealand in partnership with McAlpine Hussmann.
The supermarket chain is expanding its transcritical CO2 footprint and moving into more regional areas of the country.
NatRefs Industry in Australia, Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific to be Examined in English at Online ATMO APAC, June 28
Day one on June 27 will be an in-person event in Tokyo, in Japanese.
The Spanish OEM is currently field testing a 30kW model of its iCOOL CO2 product range in Europe, with plans to develop a 58.6kW unit.