Store cuts energy consumption by 33% and saves $74,640 over 13-month period, thanks to cascade system and other improvements.
US retailer Piggly Wiggly has recorded energy savings averaging 28.5% over a seven-month period in a Georgia store, thanks mainly to its ammonia/CO2 refrigeration system.
Major food retailers like Piggly Wiggly, Sobeys and Roundy’s are harnessing natural refrigerant technologies to deliver energy savings at stores across North America, heard participants in the ATMOsphere America conference in Chicago earlier this month.
Participants gathered in Chicago for the biggest ever ATMOsphere America are hearing how competition between CO2, hydrocarbons and ammonia is creating exciting new opportunities and driving increased uptake of natural refrigerant-based technologies in the United States.
Discount retailer Aldi continues to make waves in the United States as store numbers grow from year to year. This is boosting uptake of natural refrigerants in the US, with two Aldi stores in upstate New York gaining GreenChill Partnership Platinum Certification.