Patton also cites lack of training on digital systems.
The installation, with ejectors and parallel compression, is for Australian retailer Tong Li Supermarket.
FTE system is expected to offer 7-10% energy savings compared to standard transcritical system
Retailer expects energy savings to yield a five-to-seven year ROI on premium paid for equipment, one of a small number of ammonia systems installed in stores worldwide.
Training video accompanies the 2HP model (OCU-CR200VF5), and the 10HP model (OCU-CR1000VF8).
The store is an example of how transcritical CO2 is becoming Woolworths’ norm.
Transcritical CO2, leveraging waste heat and supported by solar energy, was found to be the lowest-cost option for South Coast Stores.
The transcritical system supplies 90 refrigeration points at Michael’s SUPA IGA store in Keysborough, Victoria.
Glaciem Cooling Technologies will receive AUD2 million (US$1.35 million) to trial its energy-saving technology at three businesses.
Five of the low-charge packaged systems were installed in July at a new cold storage center in western Sydney.