The OEM is offering both transcritical CO2 and low-charge packaged ammonia.
The installations of the air-cooled units took place over the summer at mostly new stores operated by a handful of U.S. chains.
Last year, Hillphoenix refrigeration equipment was installed in 87% of GreenChill-certified stores under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) scheme.
Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration has launched a low-charge NH3/CO2 cascade system for industrial applications, based on a similar commercial system. The commercial system, using a very low charge of ammonia (, 53 lbs, or .76 lb/TR) and 1,400 lbs of CO2, was installed at a Piggly Wiggly supermarket in Columbus, Ga., in 2015. The system was built…
The OEM has been especially busy this year, producing approximately 75 transcritical racks so far, including the new, smaller AdvansorFlex unit.
Conyers, Georgia-based Hillphoenix has announced a new transcritical CO2 system, the AdvansorFlex, geared towards small and medium-sized retailers.