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Opteon™ Refrigerants for Retail Food Refrigeration

The Next Generation of Refrigerants: Keeping Up With Changing Consumer Habits

Supermarkets and grocery stores depend on reliable refrigeration systems to preserve the flavors of perishable foods and beverages and to keep them safe for consumption. As the way in which people shop for food evolves, and consumers look for more grab-and-go, ready-to-eat options, the industry is reconsidering its approach to refrigerated food storage.

From convenience stores to drug stores and big box stores, retail locations require more modern, convenient commercial refrigeration.

Trends Influencing Refrigerant Choices

While evolving buyer habits influence the selection of retail food refrigeration systems, many stores have also implemented comprehensive energy management strategies. These initiatives often include the replacement of old systems to improved energy efficient commercial refrigerators that also uses more sustainable components with less impact on the environment. The choice for a more sustainable refrigerant is an increasingly important criteria when selecting the systems.

Meet the New Generation of Low GWP Refrigerants

Opteon™ refrigerants are a new generation of hydrofluoroolefin (HFO), low GWP refrigerants, offering the optimal balance of performance, environmental sustainability, safety, and cost across applications.

Opteon™ refrigerants address the diverse needs of the retail food refrigeration sector. The portfolio includes: