The new energy-efficient CO2 system, an Eco Chill solution from Canadian contractor Cimco, replaces a R22 system from 1994.
The ozone protection association will add low-GWP refrigerants training to its portfolio of training services.
The company’s requirements included a natural refrigerant, quick installation and energy efficiency.
The Canadian supermarket, which uses transcritical CO2 refrigeration and an absorption chiller, has cut its reliance on the grid by 70%.
Dufferin Arena in Stratford, Ontario, cuts natural gas bill by two-thirds, electricity costs in half, on way to net-zero.
As a direct system, the transcritical equipment cuts operating costs, says Cimco.
Neelands has installed racks for Metro, Costco and Longo’s, as well as several independents.