R744.COM – ‘Securing the CO2 Supply’ to be Addressed at ATMO America

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A high-level panel discussion on securing the supply of refrigerant-grade CO(R744) for the growing number of transcritical CO2 refrigeration installations in North America is planned for June 12 at the ATMOsphere (ATMO) America Summit 2023 on natural refrigerant-based HVAC&R.

This 12th annual edition of the conference will be held Monday, June 12, and Tuesday, June 13, 2023, at the Mayflower hotel in Washington, D.C.. The event, addressing applications of the natural refrigerants CO2, hydrocarbons and ammonia, is organized by ATMOsphere, publisher of R744.com.

Panelists in the CO2 supply session include James McClendon, Director of Energy Efficiency, Walmart Stores; Scott Ercole, Vice President of Technical Sales, Coolsys; and Derek Gosselin, Director of Technical Product Support, Dover Food Retail/Hillphoenix. The session will be moderated by Danielle Wright, Executive Director, North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC), which is co-hosting the session with ATMOsphere.

This panel discussion will examine challenges and strategies associated with securing the supply of CO2 refrigerant, including purity-level requirements and minimizing leak rates.

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