Target’s Vista, California, store is also seeking net-zero energy certification from the International Living Future Institute.
But continued growth in the adoption of R744 requires clear regulation, training, innovative products and awareness-raising, according to a market-trends panel.
Together with Danish subsidiary Advansor, Hillphoenix has now installed more than 12,000 CO2 systems around the world.
The Southeastern U.S. chain plans to replace a legacy HFC system in a store in the Atlanta area with Hillphoenix’s AdvasorFlex-Mini system.
The store uses the AdvansorFlex-Mini, one of Hillphoenix’s growing portfolio of CO2 systems.
Numerous manufacturers and end users will share insights on CO2 trends and technologies at the in-person event in June near Washington, D.C.
Hillphoenix Unveils CO2 Condensing Unit for Store Cabinets and Cold Rooms, One of the First in North America
The CO2One single-condensing unit is designed for smaller footprint stores, walk-in cooler/freezers, phased remodels as well as stores that use a distributed refrigeration architecture.
ALDI US and Grocery Outlet receive awards based on use of natural refrigerants.
The Vermont Foodbank’s transcritical CO2 system from Hillphoenix is expected to deliver a three-year payback on the cost premium.
The system can also be utilized for incremental capacity and remodeling in phases.