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Debunking the Myths Around CO2 Refrigeration Systems

January 26, 2024|0 Comments

Carbon dioxide (CO2) has been used as a safe and reliable refrigerant since the Industrial Revolution. Now, modern food retailers are adopting CO2 as their preferred refrigerant – and for good reason. The list of advantages using CO2 is comprehensive: It is a natural refrigerant It is an odorless, non-corrosive, non-toxic and non-flammable Class A1 refrigerant It has no ozone depletion potential (ODP) and with a global warming potential (GWP) of 1, it is the basis by which all other refrigerants are measured It offers significant energy and operational cost savings It has low service and maintenance costs since it can be vented to the atmosphere and does not have to be captured or reclaimed It doesn’t run afoul of regulatory issues and you won’t be subject to fines or penalties Background on CFCs vs. HFCs vs. CO2 The [...]

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All ALDI US Stores Will Transition to Natural Refrigerants by 2035

January 18, 2024|0 Comments

Rapidly growing grocery chain ALDI unveiled a new goal to transition to natural refrigerants across its United States stores by the end of 2035, according to a press release from the company. ALDI already uses environmentally-friendly refrigerants in more than 600 stores and said it will purchase low global warming potential refrigerants for all new and remodeled stores. “Transitioning to environmentally friendly refrigerant systems not only help(s) us protect the environment, but (it) also help(s) reduce costs which we then pass on to our customers,” said ALDI CEO Jason Hart. “These decisions help our customers feel good about shopping at ALDI and our employees feel proud to work here.” Hillphoenix also received its 11th consecutive Store Certification Excellence award. The honor recognizes the commercial systems manufacturer with the most systems installed in GreenChill Certified Stores in a given year, [...]