The growth of CO2 transcritical in retail will continue in Europe under the F-Gas Regulation, while the US lags behind.
Manufacturers and end users in Europe and North America are confident that CO2 will grow in combination with ammonia in industrial applications.
The integration of ejectors and HVAC technology in CO2 systems will make itself increasingly felt this year, according to the industry.
According to some end users and manufacturers CO2 will increasingly enter the industrial arena this year.
While the synthetic refrigerant market might “aggressively” develop new solutions, natural refrigerants are the only long-term alternative to HFCs because they are the only substances that will not be subjected to phase-out programmes, argues Jeffrey Gingras, president of Systemes LMP. The Canadian refrigeration equipment manufacturer promises groundbreaking solutions for 2016.
New technology developments to help overcome the challenges of operating in high ambient temperatures are proving that CO2 transcritical units are “the way to go” for supermarkets – wherever they are located, Giovanni Dorin, marketing manager of Dorin Innovation, told R744 in an exclusive interview. The Italian compressor manufacturer company is heading into 2016 with exciting plans to enlarge its CO2 compressor portfolio.