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Bringing sustainable refrigeration to US stores

USA: A free five-day virtual event in October will highlight sustainable refrigeration solutions in the wake of the implementation of the US AIM Act to phase down HFC refrigerants.

The Sustainable Refrigeration Summit, taking place from 24-28 October (08.00 to 17.00 PST), is organised and hosted by the North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC). It will feature the latest regulatory and industry trends, natural technologies, and the benefits and challenges of moving towards sustainable solutions. Attendees will hear directly from the supermarkets, industry experts, and policymakers shaping the future of sustainable refrigeration.

Behind in the race to lower GWP refrigerants, US supermarkets are under pressure to transition from high global warming HFCs to climate-friendly alternatives. Natural refrigerants, including ammonia, CO2, and propane, are considered future-proof from a regulatory standpoint but a unique set of market barriers have prevented widespread adoption in US supermarkets.

“This is one of the rare climate issues where the technology solution exists today,” commented NASRC executive director Danielle Wright. “To overcome the challenges and make meaningful progress, we need all hands on deck, and that’s what this summit is designed to do.”

Registration is now open. Further details here.

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