Britain's ACR News magazine reports the world's first HFO chiller, has been installed in a trial at a Waitrose supermarket in Bromley, Kent. It uses a Honeywell HFO, R1234ze.
ACR News reports the system uses two 180kW chillers with Frascold semi-hermetic compressors providing chilled water as a condensing medium for the in-store integral cases running on propene. CR News says tests on 8-cylinder recip compressors show about a 24% loss in capacity compared to R134a in varied conditions.
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