Emerging Technology, Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

Panasonic Debuts New Cascade CO2 System for Supermarkets

22 Feb , 2017  

Bryan Kilgore, ERS, for Zondits Panasonic has released a new 30-horsepower CO2 refrigeration system that they created by linking their 20 hp and 10 hp CO2 systems already in production. This hybrid/cascade system is intended to meet the capacity needs of supermarkets, where their two smaller systems are popular with convenience stores. In Japan the size of […]

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Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

Natural Refrigerant Solutions are Booming in Japan

16 Feb , 2017  

Bryan Kilgore, ERS, for Zondits Natural refrigerant solutions are booming in Japan. The number of transcritical CO2 systems installed in convenience stores and supermarkets has grown to over 2,400 installations – up from 190 in 2014. Japanese companies such as Panasonic, Sanden, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have developed and installed CO2 systems with outdoor condensing […]

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Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

GreenChill Platinum Certified Stores Can Reduce Harmful Emissions by 95%

17 Sep , 2015  


Cascade system earns highest GreenChill status Cooling Post, September 11, 2015. Image credit: dawnfu According to the EPA, a typical US supermarket leaks approximately 1,000lbs of harmful refrigerant gas into the atmosphere every year. GreenChill Platinum Certified Stores reduce those emissions by at least 95%. This store is said to go further by reducing its annual […]

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