DOMINICK'S STARTS SHIFT TO CFC-FREE COOLANTS

NORTHLAKE, Ill. -- Dominick's Finer Foods here completed converting to hydrofluorocarbons in three stores this month. It is the first step in a commitment to switch to the new-generation coolants chainwide, said John Turek, the chain's manager of engineering and maintenance.The company will retrofit 11 stores with HFC refrigerants by the end of the year and will eventually make the switch in all 101

NORTHLAKE, Ill. -- Dominick's Finer Foods here completed converting to hydrofluorocarbons in three stores this month. It is the first step in a commitment to switch to the new-generation coolants chainwide, said John Turek, the chain's manager of engineering and maintenance.

The company will retrofit 11 stores with HFC refrigerants by the end of the year and will eventually make the switch in all 101 locations.

The move directly to HFCs, rather than to the less-expensive hydro

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