The latest was a CO2-based store for local retailer Cencosud in Chile.
But CO2 refrigerant was still only 0.42% by weight in 2017 across 11,257 stores in EPA program.
Belgian retailer Colruyt has won a ‘Factory of the Future’ award for a meat factory that uses a ammonia heat pump.
At Refrigera, Panasonic and SCM Frigo both report success with CO2 condensing units in Italy.
German system manufacturer TEKO has installed over 3,200 CO2 systems in Europe since 2006.