Stricter GWP limits, product bans and compensation for environmental damage are a few of the amendments suggested by some of the continent’s leading manufacturers of natural-refrigerant-based systems.
Next year the German wholesaler is planning to refurbish 40 stores with transcritical CO2 and ejector technology, while using hydrocarbon equipment for “smart repairs.”
The German wholesale giant is well underway to achievinge it’s target of a 50% reduction of CO2e emissions by 2030.
The winners in food retail and industrial, and industry contribution, were announced at ATMOsphere Japan.
German wholesale giant Metro AG has started converting its Russian R404A stores to CO2 (R744) refrigeration, having completed the first conversion to transcritical CO2 at a Cash & Carry hypermarket in Orenburg, southwest Russia. In its upcoming fiscal year, Metro’s next two conversions from R404A to transcritical CO2 will take place at stores in Stavropol and Astrakhan, Russia,…
Two systems installed in existing stores were forecast to save 25% in energy consumption compared to previous R22 systems.
At a refurbished hypermarket, Real is saving up to 30% in electricity usage with its transcritical system, while avoiding upfront capital costs, in one of the first arrangements of its kind.
The Dutch supermarket employs only green energy sources – solar panels and a thermal underground reservoir.
The retailer also achieved financial savings on heating and hot water production via heat recovery.
Carrier will supply its transcritical technology to 760 Cash & Carry stores in deal completed at EuroShop.