New York, N.Y., September 13, 2018 – Casa Ley, a food retailer in Northwestern Mexico, has installed the country’s first transcritical all-CO2 refrigeration system at a store in Culiacán. It’s all described in the September issue of Accelerate America, published online this week.
Published 10 times annually by shecco, the worldwide expert in natural refrigerant news, Accelerate America is the first news magazine written for and about the most progressive business leaders working with climate-friendly natural refrigerants in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Accelerate America is viewable online at no charge at www.acceleratena.com. In addition, print copies are distributed at major North American trade shows serving the HVAC (heating, ventilation, air-conditioning) and refrigeration industries, and mailed to key end users in food retail, foodservice, cold storage, food processing and other sectors.
Casa Ley’s installation of transcritical refrigeration will be closely watched by other Mexican retailers as well as those in the Southern regions of the U.S. to see how it performs in the hot ambient temperatures that persist year round in Mexico.
The September 2018 issue (volume 4, No. 38) also reports on: Weis Markets’ first transcritical CO2 refrigeration system, installed at a new store in Randolph, N.J.; Raley’s choice of an ammonia/CO2 refrigeration system; and passage of the landmark California Cooling
Act, which offers incentives for installations of natural refrigerant systems.
Also featured: The Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to raise the charge limit for hydrocarbons in domestic refrigerators to 150 g from 57 g.; the court ruling vacating the EPA’s delay of a chemical safety rules; a report citing a 2017 memo from Chemours to the EPA slamming natural refrigerants.
For the last 17 years, market accelerator shecco has been active in helping bring climate-friendly technologies faster to market. shecco supports over 100 partners worldwide in the HVAC&R sector, where the focus is on sustainable refrigeration, heating & cooling technologies using natural refrigerants. shecco offers a variety of services in three areas: 1) media, including online industry platforms, magazines and a catalog of dedicated research reports; 2) market development, including market research, consultancy and public affairs services, as well as special international projects; and 3) events, including international conferences and national workshops.
Editor, Accelerate America