Conference reports: Sydney

The 9th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Working Fluids was held in Sydney, Australia, on April 12-14, 2010. Almost 200 participants from 28 countries were able to gain an insight into this increasingly mature technology. The proceedings provide a wealth of information on a broad range of natural refrigerants and their applications. The overarching themes were: carbon dioxide, ammonia and hydrocarbons; industrial CO2 and NH3; heat pumps; commercial refrigeration including supermarket technology; thermal storage; ejector technology; sorption; compressors and expanders. Purchase the proceedings: