The supermarket chain collaborated with suppliers and contractors to upskill its project team.
The store is an example of how transcritical CO2 is becoming Woolworths’ norm.
Fresh Choice Papamoa and Countdown Hāwera stores both opened this year, each with an energy efficient transcritical CO2 system.
The Australian retailer will open the plant room in two stores to the public on June 26.
Leading Australian retailer Woolworths presented data showing stable operation for its latest transcritical CO2 system during a seven-day heatwave last January.
Technicians sing praises of learning about transcritical CO2 at the retailer’s New South Wales store, with the help of Heatcraft Australia.
The Woolworths store opened on 6 December and is the retailer’s first to have a fully integrated HVAC&R transcritical CO2 system.
The Australian retailer measured the performance improvement of its pilot transcritical CO2 system versus its standard R134a/CO2 cascade systems during the winter season.