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In this section, you will find digital course material on the main themes of refrigeration, as well as a section dedicated to certification courses in the fields of refrigeration and air-conditioning.

 

 

Digital course material

 

Overview of refrigeration

 

IIR courses:

  • Refrigeration fundamentals (2005) Doc
  • Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Industrial Refrigeration Systems (2003) Doc
  • Fundamentals of Refrigeration (2003) Doc

 

Other courses:

Manual for Refrigeration Servicing Technicians (PNUE, 2010) Doc

 

Refrigerants

 

IIR courses:

  • Free Cooling (2004) Doc
  • Safety Considerations for Carbon Dioxide Systems (2004) Doc
  • Safe handling of Ammonia as Refrigerant - Part 1 (2004) Doc
  • Safe handling of Ammonia as Refrigerant - Part 2 (2004) Doc
  • Refrigerant Recovery, Recycling, Reclamation and Disposal (2003) Doc

 

Other courses:

Courses on alternative refrigerants proposed by the European programme Real Alternatives, available after free registration:

  • Introduction aux frigorigènes alternatifs.
  • Introduction à la sécurité et à la gestion du risque avec les frigorigènes alternatifs.
  • Particularités de conception des systèmes utilisant des frigorigènes alternatifs.
  • Confinement et détection des fuites de frigorigènes alternatifs.
  • Maintenance et réparation d'un système à frigorigène alternatif.
  • Le retrofit des installations existantes avec des frigorigènes alternatifs.
  • Législation et normes pour les frigorigènes alternatifs.
  • Coût des fuites : aspects financiers, environnementaux, sécurité et fiabilité.
  • Suivi, contrôles et outils de conseil pour réduire les fuites de fluide frigorigène.

Access to learning modules

 

Cryogenics

 

IIR course:

Introduction to Cryogenics (2018) Doc

 

Air conditioning

 

IIR course:

  • Throttle loss power recovery in refrigeration and cryogenics (2003) Doc
  • Internal Heat Exchanger Performance Quantification and Comparison Testing Methods Including Exploration of the Effects of Location of Measurements and Oil in Circulation (2016) Doc

 

Cold chain

 

IIR course:

  • Le froid et la conservation du poisson (in French, 2002) Doc
  • Le froid alimentaire (in French, 2003) Doc
  • Le froid et la conservation de fruits et légumes (in French, 2004) Doc
  • Multi-temperature transport unit refrigeration design (2003) Doc
  • Transport refrigeration food safety and quality (2003) Doc

 

Other courses:

Courses proposed by the European programme Supersmart :

  • Eco-friendly Supermarkets- an Overview Doc
  • How to build a new Eco-friendly Supermarket Doc
  • Eco Friendly Operation and Maintenance of Supermarkets  Doc
  • EU Ecolabel for Food retail stores Doc

 

Heat pumps, energy recovery

 

IIR courses:

  • Harmonization of the Life Cycle Climate Performance Methodology (2016) Doc
  • Heat pumps, by Renato Lazzarin, University of Padova (Italy) Doc
  • Cogeneration, By Renato Lazzarin, University of Padova (Italy) Doc  NEW!

 

Thermodynamics and transfer process

 

Other courses selected by Commission B2:

  • The Basics of Transport Phenomena Doc
  • Advanced Transport Phenomena Doc
 
Refrigerating equipment

 

IIR course:

Inverse cycles,by Renato Lazzarin, University of Padova (Italy) Doc

 

Certification training programmes

 

Courses from our partners

 

  • "Refrigerated Transport Technology" (5/10/2020, Wageningen Academy, the Netherlands)  Doc
  • "Postharvest Technology" (6/10/2020, Wageningen Academy, the Netherlands)  Doc
  • Courses from Centro Studi Galileo, (Italy)  Doc
  • Training catalogue provided by the ISHRAE (India)  Doc
  • Training catalogue provided by the AIRAH (Australia)  Doc
  • List of the courses proposed by the University of Karlsruhe (Germany) Doc
  • Summerschool IRCC (Germany and USA) Doc
  • Catalogue of training provided by CEMAFROID (France)  Doc
  • Catalogue of training provided by la RPF-Formation (France) Doc

 

Other organisations

 

In Europe:

  • List of organisations providing training courses related to natural refrigerants in Europe (Shecco, 2017) Doc
  • List of institutions providing training courses on low GWP refrigerants in Europe (AREA, 2017) Doc
  • S'approprier les exigences du règlement F-gaz, formation du Centre national de prévention et de protection (France) Doc
  • Training brochure on refrigeration and air conditioning (Airedale, United Kingdom) Doc
  • List of courses (BESA training, United Kingdom) Doc
  • List of courses (Ellis Training, United Kingdom) Doc
  • List of courses (Logic 4 Training, United Kingdom) Doc
  • List of courses  (Refrigeration Training, Irelande) Doc
  • Programme of courses (GIZ, Germany) Doc

 

In Africa:
Programme of courses provided by the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Academy (ACRA, South Africa) Doc

 

In Asia:
Refrigeration courses listed by Sulekha (India) Doc

 

North America:

  • List of courses proposed by the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society  (USA) Doc
  • List of courses proposed by Festo Didactic (USA) Doc
  • List of courses proposed by the Refrigeration School  (USA) Doc
  • List of courses proposed by the Hillphoenix Learning Center (USA) Doc
  • Seminar on air conditioning and refrigeration proposed by NTT Training (USA) Doc
  • Courses on air conditioning and refrigeration provided by Meridian Technology Center (USA) Doc
  • List of courses proposed by Herzing College (Canada) Doc

 

In Oceania:

Course on refrigeration and air conditioning, accredited by the Australian government Doc