EXKAL promotes SUPERSMART Conference of efficient supermarkets within the HORIZON2020 EU framework.

The CIRCE Foundation (Center for research on energy resources and consumption), in the framework of the SuperSmart project, organized on October 23 in Madrid, the day ‘Efficient supermarkets: tools and innovations’, focused on the latest developments related to sustainability of these establishments. The event is part of the activities of the SUPERSMART project, funded by the European Commission, which seeks to accelerate the adoption of more sustainable solutions that respect the environment.

Within this day, CIRCE has selected EXKAL (Alfonso Antoñanzas) to impart the only presentation about refrigerated cabinets within the theme Supermarket Efficiency.

SuperSmart is an EU project (HORIZON 2020) to speed up the uptake of more energy-efficient refrigeration, heating and cooling solutions for Europe’s food retail sector by reducing its energy use, lowering its environmental footprint, and increasing its economic benefits.

The project reaches all those that make the decisions for new technology, those offering and optimising solutions, those setting the frameworks and those supporting the uptake of greener solutions in Europe’s food retail sector.

SuperSmart has three main objectives:

  • Remove non-technological barriers to efficient heating & cooling in the European food retail sector
  • Raise the expertise level for energy-friendly supermarkets among technical and non-technical staff members, through promotion and training
  • Support the introduction of a new EU Ecolabel for food retail stores, by developing draft criteria for such a label