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Supporting the Use of Natural Refrigerants

Natural Refrigerant Resource Library Other

The North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC) has developed the NASRC Resource Library to provide a collection of free tools and educational resources to help the supermarket industry, policymakers, and other environmental stakeholders learn about and contribute to the advancement of natural refrigerants.

Natural Refrigerants Playbook  Guidance

This refrigeration playbook from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory provides guidance to refrigeration system design teams about selecting energy-efficient refrigeration systems that use natural, low-global warming potential refrigerants.

Natural Refrigerants Factsheet Fact Sheet

This fact sheet from the North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC) provides an overview of the availability, regulatory considerations, and the benefits of using natural refrigerants.

The First Commercial Propane/Carbon Dioxide Cascade Refrigeration System in North America Case Study

This case study describes the journey from concept to final product installation for the first supermarket in North America to use a commercial R290/carbon dioxide cascade refrigeration system.

Climate-Friendly Cooling Campaign Online Library/Resource

The Climate Friendly Cooling Campaign, coordinated by the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council and the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development, provides information on ENERGY STAR® qualified commercial refrigerator and freezer models that use climate-friendly refrigerants.

Whole Foods Market: Brooklyn Third and 3rd Showcase Project

Whole Foods Market installed a gray/storm water recycling system, a 157-kW combined heat and power (CHP) plant, a 324-kW solar canopy array, and 19 self-generating wind/solar powered parking lot lights to save 60% energy annually at this Brooklyn, NY store.