Less than 10% of major cooling providers have set net-zero goals, according to ‘Cooling Suppliers: Who is Winning the Race to Zero?’.
At the Sustainable Management Of Refrigeration Technologies in the Marine And Off-Shore Fisheries Sectors conference in Bangkok, Thailand, attendees heard that most of the Dutch high-sea fishing fleet is now using NH3-CO2 cascades.
French food retail giant Carrefour set the stage for a broad discussion during its ‘Innovation Forum’ about competition between natural systems, the trend towards smaller stores, and the need for integrated HVAC&R solutions.
In addition to featuring a number of low-charge ammonia products, the IARW-WFLO Convention & Expo, held in Orlando, Florida on 26 – 19 April, included several exhibitors promoting CO2-only and ammonia/CO2 refrigeration systems. While CO2 is still relatively new for the refrigerated warehouse operators attending the show, it is slowly gaining traction as an alternative to traditional high-charge ammonia systems.