Cooling technologies

Chilling Facts VII

Chilling Facts VII

The seventh Chilling Facts report saw 22 retailers submitting data covering the 2015 calendar year from supermarkets across 37 countries. Our findings show that the uptake of hydrofluorocarbon-free technology is…

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Chilling Facts VI

Chilling Facts VI

Leading High Street retailers must do their bit for the climate by closing the door on open refrigerated display units. In this report, we reveal that the take-up of climate-friendly…

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Chilling Facts V

Chilling Facts V

The latest of EIA’s annual Chilling Facts reports finds a new wave of technology is spurring a European refrigeration revolution, slashing energy usage and eliminating the need for harmful chemicals.…

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Chilling Facts IV

Chilling Facts IV

The latest of our annual reports focusing on the use of climate-damaging refrigerants in major supermarket chains and progress to move away from harmful HFCs to climate-friendly alternatives. From just…

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Chilling Facts III

Chilling Facts III

Supermarkets in the UK are making significant strides to counter their impact on global warming but Asda, the nation’s second biggest chain, has apparently turned its back on green commitments.…

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Chilling Facts II

Chilling Facts II

The Co-operative Group’s green and ethical credentials are called into question in this new survey examining the impact of supermarket fridges and freezers on global warming. We found the Co-operative…

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Chilling Facts

Chilling Facts

Supermarket refrigeration is making a worrying contribution to climate change. The main cooling gases used by supermarkets – hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are many thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide…

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