Retail giant Carrefour will open a hypermarket fitted with a state-of-the-art CO2 transcritical refrigeration system in the Brazilian city of São Paulo on 27 October.
Compact Kältetechnik’s Stephan Leideck told R744.com at Chillventa 2016 that the company’s ejector for transcritical CO2 systems could hit the market by 2017.
Green & Cool last week formally launched its compact CO2Y condensing units designed for convenience stores, petrol stations and other small businesses.
Japanese manufacturer Mayekawa sees natural refrigerants playing a huge role in industrial refrigeration, both now and in the future.
Danish manufacturer Advansor is ready to capitalise on the European food retail sector’s move towards smaller stores by providing integrated heating and cooling systems, Managing Director Kim G. Christensen told R744.com at Chillventa 2016.
Demand for copper piping capable of withstanding the high pressures of CO2 is increasing in Europe and the United States, Ronnie Nilsson of Mueller Industries told R744.com at Chillventa 2016.
Carrier has fitted Austria’s first ever transcritical CO2 installation for a distribution centre. The CO2OLtec refrigeration system was commissioned by SPAR for a facility in Ebergassing.
Two U.S. supermarkets that use ammonia/CO2 cascade refrigeration systems – a Whole Foods Market and a Piggly Wiggly – received the GreenChill Award for “Best of the Best” certified stores from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership.