At last month’s HARFKO 2019 exhibition in Seoul, Johnson Controls told this website of growing interest in natural refrigerants in Korea.
The development of low-charge ammonia systems will increase uptake of this natural refrigerant in developing economies, according to Dr. Andy Pearson of Star Refrigeration.
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.