Market leaders Lawson and AEON are continuing with their ambitious natural refrigerant adoption plans despite the discontinuation of a Japanese Ministry of Environment subsidy for retailers in the fiscal year 2017.
Danfoss, who conducted the survey, says commercial and industrial refrigeration OEMs, consultants, contractors, and end users see “market acceptance and growth” for this natural refrigerant.
The ECOLINE+ six-cylinder line is a follow-up to the UL-approved OCTAGON Transcritical line; both cut commercial system costs and lend themselves to industrial applications.
Australian gourmet food firm F. Mayer Imports has commissioned a transcritical CO2 plant with ammonia chillers.
Yamato Co. Ltd., a Japanese engineering company specialising in the planning, design and installation of HVAC&R facilities, has developed and tested a new CO2-based brine-ice thermal storage system.