Agustín Maranca, from Estudio Maranca, explained during ATMOsphere Iberica’s first edition the latest updates on existing CO2 technologies and future projects in Argentina.
The system, installed at a distribution centre in the Buenos Aires area, features better cooling and freezing than first foreseen.
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.
A centralised transcritical CO2 system, combined with stand-alone hydrocarbon-based cabinets, make the refrigeration system at Brazilian retailer Atacadão’s latest store fully natural refrigerant-based.
Epta Refrigeration has installed a new commercial refrigeration system at a Walmart store in Buenos Aires. The supermarket giant hopes that the technology, which uses CO2 as the refrigerant, will reduce the store’s annual energy bills by 21%.
In June 2015 Frialsa opened a new facility. The company had a long history using ammonia since its inception in 1983, but in 2010 decided to work with CO2 as well.