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ATMOsphere Asia 2016: CO<sub>2</sub> refrigerant 'best option' for S...

ATMOsphere Asia 2016: CO2 refrigerant 'best option' for S...

3 March 2016
At last month's ATMOsphere Asia conference in Tokyo, Japan, Junya Ichikawa, president of Sanden Environmental Product Corporation, outlined ambitions to ensure that production of the company’s CO2 compressor uni...
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Natural refrigerants: the more, the merrier for Delhaize

Natural refrigerants: the more, the merrier for Delhaize

21 December 2015
The Delhaize Group, already on track to exceed its 'Energy Plan 2020' target to reduce its total greenhouse gas emissions by 20%, is on a mission to install as many natural refrigerant systems as possible across its g...
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Retail giant METRO AG's irreversible path to natural refr...

Retail giant METRO AG's irreversible path to natural refr...

10 December 2015
In the inaugural edition of Accelerate Europe, one of the world's largest retail and wholesale companies, METRO AG, has made natural refrigerants an integral part of its trailblazing environmental sustainability strat...
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Contractor Goes to School on CO<sub>2</sub>

Contractor Goes to School on CO2

1 December 2015
In November’s special training edition of Accelerate America, AAA Refrigeration Service talked about stepping up its training programme to encompass CO2 technology to meet the needs of supermarkets installing tr...
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Germany’s first CO<sub>2</sub>-cooled banana ripening plant sa...

Germany’s first CO2-cooled banana ripening plant sa...

4 November 2015
Epta has installed a CO2 transcritical cooling system in a banana ripening facility in Germany to ensure perfect temperatures throughout the ripening process.
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Heat exchanger software advances natural refrigerant appl...

Heat exchanger software advances natural refrigerant appl...

28 October 2015
CoilDesigner’s latest upgrades incorporate small-diameter MicroGroove tubing, which supports CO2 and hydrocarbon systems.
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Lineage capitalising on new opportunities for ammonia-CO<sub>2</sub>...

Lineage capitalising on new opportunities for ammonia-CO2...

27 October 2015
A new paradigm in industrial refrigeration is emerging in the United States with ammonia-CO2 systems helping alleviate safety concerns while catering for large-scale refrigeration capacities. Accelerate America invest...
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UPDATE: Innovation and HCFC regulation driving CRS’...

UPDATE: Innovation and HCFC regulation driving CRS’...

23 October 2015
The refrigeration game is changing in Africa. After launching the first CO2 transcritical system in Africa in 2010, trailblazers CRS are releasing their new range of CO2 chillers, heat pumps and condensing units ...
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Sobeys tests a new efficiency-measuring tool

Sobeys tests a new efficiency-measuring tool

28 September 2015
In a comparison of two transcritical CO2 booster systems, the Canadian retailer is using System Efficiency Index (SEI) rather than COP or EER.
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Taking the Next Step: Food Lion’s transcritical CO<sub>2</sub>...

Taking the Next Step: Food Lion’s transcritical CO2...

14 September 2015
After a decade-long test of secondary and cascade CO2 equipment, Food Lion is ready to run its first transcritical refrigeration system - in a warm climate, no less. In the cover story of the latest edition of Acceler...
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Transcritical CO<sub>2</sub> systems handling the heat in Georgia

Transcritical CO2 systems handling the heat in Georgia

10 August 2015
In a Sprouts store in Georgia, an all-CO2 system is performing more efficiently than baseline HFC technology. As Accelerate America Editor Michael Garry found out in the July-August edition, the U.S.’s increasin...
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General Fushi has big plans for CO<sub>2</sub> commercial refrigerat...

General Fushi has big plans for CO2 commercial refrigerat...

8 June 2015
At China Refrigeration 2015, R744.com talked to Zhang Tingxun from General Fushi, a local system manufacturer who showcased a new CO2 solution for commercial refrigeration. General Fushi’s hybrid CO2 technology ...
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Seafood processor sees bright future for natural refriger...

Seafood processor sees bright future for natural refriger...

2 June 2015
In an exclusive interview Dong Gyu Kim, Marketing Manager of Sea Sky Global, a leading Korean seafood processor, talks about his company’s experience of using Mayekawa’s Pascal Air refrigeration unit for u...
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Exclusive interview: Olaf Schulze explains METRO’s ...

Exclusive interview: Olaf Schulze explains METRO’s ...

22 May 2015
For Olaf Schulze, Director Facility, Energy & Resource Management at METRO GROUP, 2025 can’t come soon enough. The deadline will mark the turning point for METRO as it transitions entirely away from f-gases....
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Exclusive interview with Danfoss suggests CO<sub>2</sub> technology ...

Exclusive interview with Danfoss suggests CO2 technology ...

18 May 2015
At China Refrigeration 2015, R744.com interviewed Zhaohui (Stephen) Zhu, Sales Director for Food Retail in China about the opportunities and challenges CO2 technology represents for commercial refrigeration in China. ...