The Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association (JRAIA) revealed their five-year push for CO2 deregulation in a sign of growing adoption of CO2 in the Japanese market.
On 25 July 2017, the Japanese government eased restrictions on CO2, opening the door to wider adoption of large CO2 systems in the Japanese market. This easing of regulations is creating new opportunities for overseas CO2 system and component suppliers.
On 25 July 2017, the Japanese government eased restrictions on CO2 use. Japanese stakeholders believe this event signals a major shift in the perception of CO2 refrigeration systems and may soon lead to widespread new adoption in Japan.