COOP Liguria in Italy has commissioned its very first CO2 transcritical booster system for its store in Carasco. With a sales area of 5,500m2, the COOP store at the shopping center “I Leudi” features two CO2 booster racks using Dorin CD compressors.
Regie des transport de Marseille (RTM) is moving to phase out R134a in its mobile air conditioning, running tests using CO2 on two of its new buses in 2015. German manufacturer Konvekta is now bringing its proven MAC technology from the domestic market and Poland, to France.
Coca-Cola Japan is well on its way to achieving a nation-wide goal to ensure peak shift vending machines account for over 50% of its fleet by 2020 after surpassing 100,000 units on the Japanese market on May 21.
At the upcoming ATMOsphere America 2015, Wieland Industrial Tubes will be participating for the first time as a Silver Sponsor, debuting its K65 high-pressure tube system for CO2 refrigeration systems. The K65 system is the only complete solution certified by TÜV based on a copper alloy.
Edeka Kusenberg is equipped with a transcritical CO2 refrigeration system with heat reclaim and innovative freezers to save energy and enhance the shopping experience.
At this year’s AHR Expo in Chicago, Emerson had their IPro Genius programmable controller on display. The IPro Genius controls high-pressure controls and bypass valves effectively to help maintain a constant flash tank pressure which is one of the keys to full efficiency when using a transcritical CO2 booster system and adds to the larger system to ensure optimal results for commercial refrigeration.
R744 technology innovator Systemes LMP has created a CO2 system for artificial cooling of ice slabs called the “CRYSTAL”, already installed at an ice arena in Canada. The CRYSTAL is a multi-compressor unit with an operating capacity of 30 to 140t ideal for new constructions of ice rinks under renovation. Thanks to its state-of-the-art design, the unit features total heat recovery of the compressors, which can be used for commercial space heating, hot water, mechanical room.
Hillphoneix, Carnot Refrigeration, Sanden, Bitzer US, KAV Consulting and Carter Synergy will be some of the companies presenting their latest CO2 based projects at the 4th edition of ATMOsphere America. These case studies will highlight innovation and efficiency in commercial and industrial refrigeration applications, heat pumps and data centers.
Exclusive interview with Danfoss suggests CO2 technology can bring new opportunities for retailers in China
At China Refrigeration 2015, R744.com interviewed Zhaohui (Stephen) Zhu, Sales Director for Food Retail in China about the opportunities and challenges CO2 technology represents for commercial refrigeration in China. Since the first CO2 store opened in China in 2011, the market has shown positive progress.