A distribution centre belonging to UK cold storage firm Norish has switched from R22 to ammonia.
The low-charge system employs R723, a rarely used mixture of 60% ammonia and 40% dimethyl ether with a GWP of eight.
Ajinomoto Frozen Foods aims to eliminate the use of Freon from all its domestic food processing factory freezers by 2020.
Star Refrigeration’s low-charge ammonia Azanechiller 2.0 units are delivering energy savings at Snozone indoor winter sports centre in Milton Keynes.
The low-charge trend is attracting new customers to ammonia, while new technology is bringing CO2 to higher capacities. All this innovation is helping industry to phase down synthetic refrigerants and improve energy efficiency. Accelerate Australia & NZ reports.
Gauge Refrigeration Management provides safety training for businesses using natural refrigerant systems throughout New Zealand.