The transcritical system will provide 1.1MW (312.8TR) of cooling capacity for the speed and figure skating rink at the Beijing Capital Indoor Stadium.
First-ever transcritical system at Olympics will generate heat for various applications at new speed-skating rink.
Qingdao Haier Carrier Refrigeration Equipment Company Ltd., a joint venture established in 2001 by Qingdao, China-based Haier Group and U.S.-based Carrier, has won the bid to supply a transcritical CO2 ice-making system for the speed skating rink at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in China. The Ice Ribbon skating rink will cover an area of around…
The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee re-released its promotional video highlighting its use of CO2-based refrigeration systems at the event’s ice rinks to mark Earth Day, April 22. The video, released on the Beijing 2022 Youtube channel, highlights the ongoing construction of a new “National Speed Skating Oval,” which will use a CO2-based refrigeration…
The Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee said that CO2 systems will be used in the speed skating, figure skating, short track and ice hockey training venues.
Five new rinks and one existing rink will employ CO2, explained ice rink expert Art Sutherland at ATMOsphere America 2019.
Leading Chinese industrial refrigeration expert Jin Ma sees opportunities for natural refrigerants in China’s cold chain sector ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.