Kwik Trip’s La Crosse, Wisconsin, store was recognized as the first convenience store to receive a GreenChill Certification, while ALDI US was honored for having certified 628 stores.
Managing the existing HFC bank is the latest proposed AIM Act regulation following HFC phase down and technology transition rules.
The company has educated over 40,000 industry professionals, the vast majority on natural refrigeration systems, through its learning center.
Target’s Vista, California, store is also seeking net-zero energy certification from the International Living Future Institute.
ALDI U.S. continues its transition to natural refrigerants with nearly 500 of its 2,000 stores in the United States now using CO2 as the primary refrigerant.
The free event, which takes place online November 3, will also address environmental impact of HFOs.
ALDI US and Grocery Outlet receive awards based on use of natural refrigerants.
CO2 installations include warm regions of the U.S., such as California, Florida, Texas and Georgia.
But CO2 refrigerant was still only 0.42% by weight in 2017 across 11,257 stores in EPA program.