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Publications

Periodical article

A new cold cooling system using krypton for the future upgrade of the LHC after the long shutdown 4 (LS4).
  • CONTIERO L., VERLAAT B., HAFNER A., et al.
  • 2024/07

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Files on regulations

Regulation (EU) 2024/573 of 7 February 2024 on fluorinated greenhouse gases - F-gas regulation.
  • European Commission
  • 2024/02/07

Regulation F-gaz 2019/1937 repealing the 517/2014 regulation.

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Informatory note

Promising prospects of non-uniform indoor environment. 56th Informatory Note on Refrigeration Technologies.
  • LI X., SHAO X., LIANG C.
  • 2023/11

This Informatory Note synthesises current knowledge of technologies for creating demand-oriented non-uniform indoor environments.

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Guide/Handbook

WALK-IN COLD ROOMS, A PRACTITIONER'S TECHNICAL GUIDE - Design and Operation of Walk-In Cold Rooms for Precooling and Storage of Fresh Produce in Hot Climates, in Off-Grid and Unreliable Grid Situations.
  • 2023/12

The guide present practical guidance that enables to install effective precoolers and cold rooms that are as economically viable in off-grid, unreliable and limited power supply situations.

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Standard/Recommendation

Global Cooling Pledge
  • UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme)
  • 2023/12

Collective global targets to reduce cooling related emissions by 68% by 2050.

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IIR projects

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    Statement

    AGRI-COOL kicked off virtually!

    On June 17th, 2024, the consortium partners of the new EU project AGRI-COOL, met for the Kick-Off meeting. This online meeting was hosted by the project...

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    IIR news

    New EU research project BETTED gets underway!

    The IIR is one of 10 partners of the new European research project aimed at promoting the energy transition of the dairy value chain....

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