Two systems installed in existing stores were forecast to save 25% in energy consumption compared to previous R22 systems.
The transcritical system will provide 1.1MW (312.8TR) of cooling capacity for the speed and figure skating rink at the Beijing Capital Indoor Stadium.
METRO China’s two new stores includes one with an ejector and one with parallel compression.
Carrier and CREA S.p.A. are supplying METRO China’s next two transcritical CO2 systems.
China’s second transcritical CO2 system was installed at CSF Market which opened in July in Beijing.
Alan Lin from METRO China told last week’s ATMOsphere China conference that the firm would fit CO2 transcritical systems in all its new stores by 2025.
The ATMOsphere Review Board has chosen the first round of technology case studies from international and domestic manufacturers promising to transition to natural refrigerants in the Chinese market.
Marking the official debut of transcritical CO2 technology in China’s commercial retail market, METRO China celebrated the opening of its first transcritical CO2 store in Beijing, China on 17 January. The wholesale store is the first in China to be fitted with a transcritical CO2 system. The store is located in Lishuiqiao, a major business district and up-and-coming…
At ATMOsphere Asia 2016, retail giant METRO AG outlined its ambitious plans to use natural refrigerants in all of its stores worldwide, where technically feasible, while Canadian food retailer Sobeys evidenced how transcritical CO2 systems using heat reclaim can increase end users’ annual savings.