Metro Russia Inaugurates Greener Cooling System
Metro Russia has implemented a more sustainable cooling system in its store in the Moscow district of Aparinki. The move is part of Metro's 2030 plan to save 50% CO2 per square metre in its stores.
The wholesaler is betting big on transcritical cooling systems, which use carbon dioxide (CO2) as a refrigerant instead of the fluorinated gases (F-gases) usually used in cooling systems.
"Today we are one of the most advanced trading companies using this technology in Russia," commented Olaf Schulze, director of energy management at Metro AG. "For us at Metro, the store opening in Aparinki is also an important milestone in our global F-gas exit program,"
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