Tokyo, 6 April 2018: The first edition of Accelerate China, the newest member of the Accelerate magazine family, has officially launched. Accelerate China aims to cover the use of natural refrigerants in China’s fast-growing and increasingly influential HVAC&R industry.
The launch edition of Accelerate China is timed to coincide with several important industry events coming up this month including the first ever ATMOsphere conference (11-12 April) in China, to be held in Beijing alongside China Refrigeration (9-11 April).
“For more than a decade, shecco has had the opportunity to interact with, observe, and learn from China’s HVAC&R industry,” said Accelerate magazine founder Marc Chasserot.
“China has long been recognised as the world’s largest and most important market for HVAC&R technology. Today, developments in China are happening at a pace faster than ever before.
The cover story looks at the installation of China’s first transcritical CO2 system in the retail sector, in a METRO wholesale store in Beijing. The installation is just the first step in a journey that will see the German multinational fit transcritical systems in all its new Chinese stores by 2025.
In Beijing, Accelerate China spoke with METRO China’s head of facility management, Alan Lin, along with Shanghai Fute Refrigeration & Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd. (Fute), which was responsible for the overall integration of the system, to learn more about what the installation means for the future of natural refrigerant adoption in the country.
Other local end users such as Hong Fu Supermarkets are also opting for CO2, while leading domestic contractors and overseas suppliers are calling for more training and more local availability of natural refrigerant components for a food retail market that is ripe for growth.
Coverage of the most up-to-date policy developments and leading end users of natural refrigerant systems from beyond China’s borders, such as Nestlé and Aldi US, are among the other stories waiting for you in this first edition.
This edition of Accelerate China is published in both English and Chinese (Mandarin).
Click here to read the first edition of Accelerate China online.