green cooling initiative: Best practice example

Literature: Chilling Facts

The seventh edition of the Environmental Investigation Agency’s (EIAs) Chilling Facts demonstrates that the uptake of HFC-free technology is rapidly advancing in the EU, especially in Eastern and Southern member countries.

Since 2008, EIA has been conducting surveys on the use of natural refrigerants in various EU supermarket chains. Annual reports document the market-shift towards climate-friendly refrigerants among some of the world’s leading retailers, as well as warning slow adopters of possible financial problems.

In the lastest edition of Chilling Facts, the EIA estimates that 9000 CO2 transcritical systems are in use EU-wide. 6000 additional systems are expected yearly as the EU F-gas phase down progresses. Moreover, innovative CO2 transcritical systems with parallel compression and ejector technology will enable the use of  CO2 systems in warm countries.

 

 

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