The system, manufactured by Kysor Warren Epta US, was installed at a Minnesota supermarket that opens this week.
The Budapest store’s transcritical system reduces energy usage by 10% compared with a traditional CO2 system, says Epta.
Five stores in the southern U.S. will use FTE technology to increase efficiency in warm climates.
The Italian OEM will discuss its FTE 2.0 and ETE technology for transcritical CO2, and new R290 self-contained cases.
The transcritical CO2 systems cut energy usage 10%-20% compared to standard booster racks.
Italian contributions to the natural refrigerant industry include Epta’s FTE CO2 system and a strong expertise in R290 plug-in units.
Consum, an energy-efficient grocery cooperative, is a transcritical CO2 pioneer in Spain.
Kysor Warren Epta US Corp. positions Epta to enter North and Central American markets, following its acquisition of Lennox subsidiary.