ATMOsphere’s Jan Dusek counted 10 companies exhibiting R290 systems at Japan’s Supermarket Trade Show 2022, calling it a milestone.
The company attributes the increase to demand for carbon-neutral residential heating and cooling equipment in Europe.
Hoteres Japan 2022: Daiwa Reiki Launches New R600a Beverage Showcases for Foodservice and Hospitality Industry
The cabinets, which previously used R134a, will go on sale in Japan this spring.
Supermarket Trade Show 2022: Nihon Netsugen Systems Seeing Interest in R290 Equipment from Major Japanese Retailers
The company was exhibiting R290 plug-in and water loop equipment supplied by its partner Freor at the Supermarket Trade Show Japan exhibitions in February.
At the Hoteres Japan 2022 exhibition, the major foodservice equipment provider exhibited a reach-in refrigerator containing R600a, with final refrigerant to be determined.
The Japanese OEM exhibited R290 showcases at the Hoteres and Supermarket Trade Show Japan exhibitions in February.
Fujinetsu and Meiwa say they are aiming to launch a market-ready product by April 2024.
Natural refrigerants are a part of Brema’s corporate strategy to address environmental responsibility and regulations.
The two new additions have achieved energy savings of 42% and 36% compared to previous models.
The China Household Electrical Appliances Association provided an update on China’s R290 RAC industry.