The Refrigeration Roundtable: Is CO2 the answer?

The Refrigeration Roundtable: Is CO2 the answer?

“I’m leery of transcritical because of the warranty expectations from equipment manufacturers. I don’t want to be a ‘test’ case." —SAM WILSON, Advanced Refrigeration Systems

The most exciting and challenging technological development in commercial refrigeration has been the growing popularity of carbon dioxide as an alternative refrigerant.

With a nonexistent “global warming potential,” CO2 is seen as the gas that will eventually eliminate the use of man-made refrigerants. A total industry elimination of gases such as R-410A, R-404 and others is still a few miles down the road, but if the EPA has its way, wholesale use of CO2 wil

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