Ways to sustainably develop the cold chain.

Des pistes pour le développement durable de la chaîne du froid.

Author(s) : GAC A.

Type of monograph: Book


All types of refrigeration systems (industrial, commercial or domestic) are analysed from a sustainable development viewpoint in this book. Food preservation and safety and comfort cooling are also dealt with. The book links a concrete technical subject (the cold chain and its management) and a societal issue (sustainable development in industrialized and developing countries). Extract from the table of contents:once upon a time...; refrigeration in the future (refrigeration systems, organization and logistics, cold stores and industrial equipment, controlled-temperature transport, commercial equipment, domestic appliances and consumption); refrigeration in developing countries. The annexes cover: an absorption system for an automobile air-conditioning system operating on exhaust heat; monitoring of actions.


  • Original title: Des pistes pour le développement durable de la chaîne du froid.
  • Record ID : 2008-1414
  • Languages: French
  • Subject: Developing country, Environment
  • Publication: Pyc livres - France/France
  • Publication date: 2008
  • ISBN: 9782862430874
  • Source: Source: 136 p. (14.8 x 21); fig.; phot.; tabl.; ref.; EUR 15.
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.