The U.S. supermarket sector continues to “inexcusably lag behind European counterparts,” says the Environmental Investigation Agency’s (EIA), an international NGO, based on analysis conducted for its latest Climate-Friendly Supermarket Scorecard. The Supermarket Scorecard 2022 was published by the EIA on July 6 and assesses the largest U.S. supermarket chains on their adoption of HFC-free technology,…
But most of its systems across the U.S. still utilize high-GWP refrigerants.
Amazon Fresh CO2 store will try to become the first store to receive zero-carbon certification from the International Living Future Institute.
ATMOsphere America: Green America Keynoter Says Sustainable Refrigeration is ‘Critical’ to Climate, Public Health
The nonprofit’s ‘Cool It’ campaign aims to get supermarkets to switch to ‘ultra-low GWP, natural refrigerants.’
Green America Invites Shoppers to Photograph Refrigerant Labels at Trader Joe’s to Document Use of HFCs
The nonprofit is working with the Environmental Investigation Agency, which rates U.S. supermarkets on climate-friendly practices.
The 5.5% positive vote means that a proposal to accelerate an HFC phase down can be brought up again next year.
Epta Refrigeration has installed a new commercial refrigeration system at a Walmart store in Buenos Aires. The supermarket giant hopes that the technology, which uses CO2 as the refrigerant, will reduce the store’s annual energy bills by 21%.