Customized system uses R290-chilled glycol to keep the CO2 in subcritical mode.
Chateraise purchased the transcritical system from Miyazawa, which signed an exclusive sales agreement with SCM Frigo last year.
NASRC plans to launch Aggregated Incentives Program this summer with state incentive program.
The store is an example of how transcritical CO2 is becoming Woolworths’ norm.
Transcritical chiller offers payback on 47% premium in a few years, says Zero Zone paper that compares CO2, NH3 and R448A.
The companies hope better education will help alleviate the lack of qualified refrigeration personnel.
Temporary plug-in units were used to hold goods during the conversion of the stores to transcritical CO2 with ejector technology.
The company is aiming to push its CO2 technology into all market segments.
The system was installed at a fruit and vegetable storage facility on Tenerife.
The Woolworths store opened on 6 December and is the retailer’s first to have a fully integrated HVAC&R transcritical CO2 system.