A webinar hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership on November 1, reviewed 4 market-ready solutions to further improve efficiency in warm climates of CO2 booster systems.
Two U.S. supermarkets that use ammonia/CO2 cascade refrigeration systems – a Whole Foods Market and a Piggly Wiggly – received the GreenChill Award for “Best of the Best” certified stores from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership.
San Francisco-based EOS Climate has expanded its carbon-credits programme to allow supermarkets to earn carbon credits by installing newly manufactured, advanced refrigeration systems – such as natural refrigerant solutions – either as complete replacements of HCFC- or HFC-based equipment, or as installations in new facilities.
Roundy’s, which operates 154 stores under four banners in Wisconsin and Illinois, is fast becoming the leading user of transcritical CO2 refrigeration systems among U.S. supermarkets.
DeCicco & Sons, a six-store grocery store operation based in Pelham, N.Y., has received platinum-level certification for a new store in Larchmont, N.Y., from the Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill partnership, the highest level bestowed by the programme.
Food Lion, a Salisbury, N.C.-based division of Delhaize America that runs more than 1,100 stores in the southeastern US, has earned the US Environmental Protection Agency’s 2015 platinum-level GreenChill Store Certification at a new store located in Southport, N.C.
Discount retailer Aldi continues to make waves in the United States as store numbers grow from year to year. This is boosting uptake of natural refrigerants in the US, with two Aldi stores in upstate New York gaining GreenChill Partnership Platinum Certification.
Target, Whole Foods, Sobeys and Ahold USA will be among those offering insights on sustainable refrigeration and store energy savings amid a period of rapid transition in North America.
In a webinar hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Tom Land of the GreenChill Partnership on June 9, special guest Erich Schwab of Target talked about the company’s experiences with CO2, concluding that a hybrid CO2 cascade system is “the optimal solution for Target”.
On April 21 a Kroger store in Ohio, U.S. became one of only a handful of stores to receive the GreenChill Partnership Platinum level award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The installed refrigeration system is a Hillphoenix CO2 transcritical solution that is expected to reduce the store’s overall carbon footprint by 40%.