Greening of the Supermarkets 2UK: Visitors to the forthcoming ACR Show 2014 can gain an exclusive insight into the latest green technologies being developed for use in UK supermarkets.

The exhibition, which takes place at the NEC on 11-13 February, is the only national event of its kind for the air conditioning and refrigeration industry.

The key seminar, entitled The Greening of the Supermarkets, takes place on Wednesday 12 February and includes presentations from several experts working at the frontier of new supermarket technology. Access is free to visitors attending the show.

Bob Arthur

Bob Arthur

Bill Watson, refrigeration development manager for The Co-op Group, will give an update on developments in reducing store energy use and harnessing environmentally responsible refrigerants; Bob Arthur of Frigesco will highlight how new flash defrost technology, based on specialist phase-change material, can dramatically cut energy use in cold stores and refrigerated display cabinets; Chris Russell, global vp sales for Nualight, will outline the latest developments in low carbon LED lighting systems, and how they are being applied to supermarkets across the UK and internationally; Tim Mitchell and Roberto Mallozzi of Klima-Therm will present a new type of cascade refrigeration system, based on propane and carbon dioxide, now being trialled by a major international supermarket.

Other seminars at the show will address the latest changes to the F-Gas Regulation; controlling air conditioning over the internet; the latest developments in refrigerants; performance trials with HFO chillers; design guide for VRF air conditioning systems; making the most of mobile apps for engineers.

“The show seminars were a massive success at the last event, with The Greening of the Supermarkets session topping the bill and visitors overflowing into the aisles,” says Jan Thorpe, event director. “It remains a red hot topic. People should register now to ensure they get fast-track access to the exhibition and secure their place.”

Register for the show now, visit: www.acrshow.co.uk