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Cool War: Is R1234yf losing the battle of safety?

Cool War: Is R1234yf losing the battle of safety?

14 April 2014
That the combustion of cooling agent R1234yf releases toxic hydrogen fluoride is not news; however, new information from Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich reveals that in addition to hydrogen fluoride, a considerabl...
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Carrefour to roll out at least 10 CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical super...

Carrefour to roll out at least 10 CO2 transcritical super...

3 April 2014
After recently opening the first CO2 transcritical stores in warm regions, Romania and Spain, retail giant Carrefour plans to trial the system in other European regions with warm climates, with at least 10 new CO2 tra...
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Part 2: First 100% CO<sub>2</sub> cooling installation in southern S...

Part 2: First 100% CO2 cooling installation in southern S...

28 March 2014
The refurbishment of a Carrefour store in Valencia, Spain is a new step for using CO2 technology in high and low temperature circuits in hot climates in southern Europe. 
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Part 1: First 100% CO<sub>2</sub> cooling installation in southern S...

Part 1: First 100% CO2 cooling installation in southern S...

27 March 2014
Despite the warm Southern Spanish climate, the Carrefour Alzira hypermarket in Valencia has been equipped with a transcritical CO2 booster system following its refurbishment in November 2013. The system is 35% more en...
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UPDATE: GUIDE 2014 case study: SINTEF Norwegian CO<sub>2</sub> store...

UPDATE: GUIDE 2014 case study: SINTEF Norwegian CO2 store...

27 March 2014
The SINTEF (Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research at the Norwegian Institute of Technology) Energy Research team has been highly involved in the design of one of the most energy-saving CO2 stores in Norway...
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Lawson’s green flagship convenience store opens in ...

Lawson’s green flagship convenience store opens in ...

19 March 2014
A new environmental convenience store by Lawson featuring the latest environmental technologies from Panasonic was opened in February 2014 in Osaka prefecture. Installed CO2 refrigeration system together with other en...
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GUIDE 2014 case study: Advantageous supermarket refrigera...

GUIDE 2014 case study: Advantageous supermarket refrigera...

14 March 2014
GEA Bock CO2 compressors are used in two different applications, a supermarket and an abattoir, in Switzerland to provide many benefits in the fields of refrigeration and heat recovery, as presented in the ‘GUID...
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UPDATE: Ejectors achieve 15% energy savings in commercial...

UPDATE: Ejectors achieve 15% energy savings in commercial...

10 March 2014
At the supermarket Migros Bulle in Switzerland, Frigo Consulting’s first transcritical CO2 system operating with ejector technology has registered an energy efficiency increase of 15% compared to traditional CO2...
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IGA supermarket opts for transcritical CO<sub>2</sub> system by Syst...

IGA supermarket opts for transcritical CO2 system by Syst...

6 March 2014
In the Eastern Townships of Quebec, the Gazaille family has opened its newest IGA store featuring a transcritical CO2 package provided by Canadian supplier, Systemes LMP, a leader in cooling modules and heat recovery ...
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ATMOsphere Asia 2014 provides showcase for latest R744 co...

ATMOsphere Asia 2014 provides showcase for latest R744 co...

7 February 2014
The first-ever ATMOsphere Asia 2014, organised 3-5 February, in Tokyo, Japan, provided a showcase for some of the most advanced CO2 commercial refrigeration technologies to be developed by Japanese companies. The incr...
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UPDATE: Swedish supermarket receives new compSUPER Sigma ...

UPDATE: Swedish supermarket receives new compSUPER Sigma ...

5 February 2014
Advansor has developed a new concept, the compSUPER Sigma system, which combines cooling, frost, heat recovery and air conditioning into one single plant. A system has been delivered to a Coop supermarket in Sweden. U...
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Roundy's opens its first CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical supermarket in...

Roundy's opens its first CO2 transcritical supermarket in...

4 February 2014
Roundy's, grocer in the Midwest of the US opened its first CO2 transcritical store, the Pick 'n Save supermarket in Menomonee Falls, on 14 January 2014. The store is one of the nation’s greenest supermarkets. It...
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GreenChill webinar shares experiences with two new transc...

GreenChill webinar shares experiences with two new transc...

28 January 2014
On 14 January 2014, The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hosted a webinar on initial experiences with transcritical CO2 systems in US supermarkets. In the webinar, leading food retailers Hannaford and Whole Fo...
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New European map shows: CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical supermarkets mo...

New European map shows: CO2 transcritical supermarkets mo...

27 January 2014
New market maps in the 2nd “GUIDE Europe” launched this month reveal that commercial CO2 transcritical (TC) and cascade refrigeration systems have gained further momentum in Europe. The maps visualise an i...
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1 million natural refrigerant coolers by Coca-Cola and co...

1 million natural refrigerant coolers by Coca-Cola and co...

23 January 2014
The Coca-Cola Company placed approximately 230,000 HFC-free cold-drink equipment in 2013, bringing its global total natural refrigerant equipment fleet to 1 million units and marking significant progress in the compan...