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Target Now Has Over 1,000 Stores With Propane Refrigeration

Target Now Has Over 1,000 Stores With Propane Refrigeration

Target exceeds 1,000 propane stores Hydrocardons21,com, September 26, 2017 Minneapolis-based Target Corp. now has self-contained display cases using propane(R290) refrigerant in more than 1,000 stores, and Hannaford Supermarkets is planning to open a small new store that uses self-contained propane cases with water-loop condensing for all low-temperature foods. Those were among the developments in natural

vXchnge

vXchnge Announces a 2016 Lighting Retrofit Significantly Reduced Power Usage

Lighting Retrofit Helps Green Data Center Goals Facility Executive, October 17, 2017 Fairbanks Energy Services, a full-service design/build energy conservation firm and developer of comprehensive commercial and industrial efficiency projects, recently announced a milestone for one of its customers, vXchnge. A carrier-neutral colocation provider, vXchnge announced that a 2016 lighting retrofit at its edge data center

Home Energy Efficiency

Home Energy Efficiency Trends & Data

TOMORROW’S HOME BUYER – TRENDS & DATA POINTS AROUND PREFERENCE, ATTITUDE AND VALUE FOR HOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY builderonline.com Over the summer, the U.S. eclipsed 2 million Home Energy Ratings System (HERS) rated homes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. According to research done by the National Renewable Energy Lab, HERS rated homes made up

Enex

Refrigeration System Allows Cooling and Heating With Energy From Compressors

Enex upgrades commercial CO2 system r744.com, September 20, 2017 An upgraded commercial HVAC&R CO2 system from Italian designer and producer of refrigeration systems Enex allows for summer cooling and winter heating in a supermarket, using the energy from the compressors in a refrigeration system. The CO2 system has been upgraded and “is especially for commercial refrigeration,” according to

Shipping Containers

Carrier Naturaline Co2 Refrigeration Systems Are Being Tested in Shipping Containers

Maersk begins testing CO2-cooled shipping containers r744.com, September 18, 2017 In a move that could lead to wider uptake of natural refrigerant-based cooling solutions in the maritime sector, Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, has begun testing 100 refrigerated shipping containers fitted with Carrier Transicold’s NaturaLINE CO2 refrigeration system at the port of Santa

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ALDI Is the Number One User of Advansor Transcritical C02 Refrigeration Systems

Leader of the Rack r744.com, October 2, 2017 When Hillphoenix introduced the AdvansorFlex – a smaller capacity, less costly version of its Advansor transcritical CO2 booster refrigeration system – in December 2015, the Conyers, Ga.-based OEM had in mind small-format stores as the primary end user. Enter ALDI US, the fast-growing chain of nearly 1,700 value-oriented supermarkets in 35 U.S. states.

Transcritical CO2

Canadian OEM Has Deployed 14 Transcritical CO2 Systems With Its Own Ejectors

Carnot cites 14 CO2 locations with ejectors r744.com, August 28, 2017 Canadian manufacturer Carnot Refrigeration has installed 14 transcritical CO2 booster systems with its own ejector and parallel compression in Ontario and Quebec at Sobeys and Costco stores as well as an industrial plant, according to Carnot President Marc-André Lesmerises. The ejectors were part of the original

Refrigeration

New Technologies Give Contractors Numerous Options for Refrigeration Systems

Supermarket Refrigeration Systems Are Constantly Evolving achrnews.com, September 4, 2017 When it comes to talking about emerging refrigeration system architectures for supermarkets, it’s good to start by taking a deep breath. The days of centralized direct-expansion (DX) systems aren’t necessarily over, but those systems have been joined by a host of new technologies, including distributed

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