Supermarket Emission Reduction Analysis

February 16, 2021

Commercial refrigeration contributes about one third of the nation’s emissions of hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, the highly potent greenhouse gases used as refrigerants. This study demonstrates the large potential for direct emission reductions and energy efficiency gains in supermarket systems, and provides the costs and benefits for a variety of viable options for new and existing stores based on their size and location.