Retailer expects energy savings to yield a five-to-seven year ROI on premium paid for equipment, one of a small number of ammonia systems installed in stores worldwide.
LRT/VCT chooses first Bitzer Ammonia Compressor Pack to be installed in Australia.
Stakeholders debate whether to use low-charge ammonia, ammonia-CO2, or CO2.
Transcritical CO2, leveraging waste heat and supported by solar energy, was found to be the lowest-cost option for South Coast Stores.
Five of the low-charge packaged systems were installed in July at a new cold storage center in western Sydney.
‘Cold Hard Facts 2019’ details key developments and emerging trends in Australia’s HVAC&R industry.
Multiple low-charge ammonia and transcritical CO2 systems are eligible for AIRAH’s recognition of excellence.
A year after first launching, Australia’s only nationally accredited ammonia training program is going strong, winning awards and running its fifth training session in October.