Subsidies cover one-third of the installation costs for new natural refrigerant display cases.
METRO detailed its reasons for switching from R404A to R290 during a presentation at ATMO Japan 2019.
According to Embraco, hydrocarbons are ‘the near future for refrigeration in Japan’. The company said recently that it would increase its focus on the Japanese commercial food retail market in 2019.
A new Panasonic CO2 booster rack for cold stores and a new hydrocarbon waterloop plug-in system from Nihon Netsugen Systems will be among the new tech to debut at ATMOsphere Japan 2019.
Japanese government representatives at this week’s ATMOsphere Japan conference hailed the impact of the country’s subsidy scheme in supporting wider uptake of natural refrigerant technologies.