The patented R744 Eco2Dairy system has been developed by Auckland-based Cold Energy Technology and includes heat recovery.
Patton also cites lack of training on digital systems.
FTE system is expected to offer 7-10% energy savings compared to standard transcritical system
Fresh Choice Papamoa and Countdown Hāwera stores both opened this year, each with an energy efficient transcritical CO2 system.
The company is aiming to push its CO2 technology into all market segments.
Emerson’s Tim Flinn sees significant growth potential for natural refrigerants in Australia and New Zealand.
Danfoss’ CO2 Mobile Training Unit is now heading to Australia and New Zealand to help local communities improve their competency with CO2-based HVAC&R technologies.
Bitzer will hold the Technical Roadshow event this July in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia and in Auckland, New Zealand.
European retailers are showing how natural refrigerants can help them to adapt to changing consumer habits and reduce the environmental footprint of their stores. HVAC&R leaders from Australia and New Zealand were at EuroShop 2017 to learn from their European counterparts.