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  • Event report: Institute of Mechnanical Engineers

    The Institute of Mechanical Engineers organized its “Transforming Technologies Conference” on new developments in refrigeration and air conditioning in London, UK, on March 9, 2011. D. Coulomb, Director of the IIR, chaired the conference.

    • Publication date : 2011/05/19
  • Focus on the latest events (November 2019)

    Latest news of the exhibition "Froid", and focus on the participation of the IIR in several events such as SARA (Salon of Agriculture and Animal Resources) or SIFA, (interprofessional exhibition of refrigeration and its application).

    • Publication date : 2019/11/29
  • New IIR publication: Serving the Needs of Mankind: a History of Refrigeration

    This 40-minute DVD produced for the 21 st IIR International Congress of Refrigeration held in Washington DC in August 2003 retraces the history of refrigeration from prehistoric times to today and touches on future challenges and potential...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Conference report: An important event in Saint Petersburg

    The IIR-co-sponsored International Conference on the "Conservation of Genetic Resources", was held in Saint Petersburg at the prestigious Institute of Cytology (Russian Academy of Sciences), on October 19-22, 2004. There were 120 participants from...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • IGO meeting

    The IIR is an intergovernmental organization based in Paris, like of course several agencies of the United Nations Organization or OECD, but also like other small specialized organizations: the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • IIR Research Priorities

    The IIR decided, within the framework of its Strategic Plan, to draw up a list of research priorities for the future. It hopes that these priorities will be a valuable guiding force for decision-makers in the public and private research sectors,...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • The IIR and CIHEAM closer than ever!

    On June 4, 2014 M. Cosimo Lacirignola, CIHEAM’s General Secretary and Mr Didier Coulomb, Director of the IIR, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Paris.

    • Publication date : 2014/06/10
  • Call for abstracts now open: 10th IIR Conference on Caloric Cooling and Applications of Caloric Materials (Thermag 2022)

    To be hosted by the University of Ljubljana – Faculty of Mechanical Engineering this August, the call for abstracts has been launched for the 10th edition of the IIR Thermag conference...

    • Publication date : 2022/01/21
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Two new IIR Informatory Notes on Energy Recovery!

    The IIR has just published two new Informatory Notes on energy recovery: one on Energy Recovery in Mechanical Ventilation Systems and the other one on Air-to-Air Energy Recovery Equipment. 

    • Publication date : 2021/06/29
  • Highlights from the 52nd International HVACR Congress and Exhibition

    The opening ceremony of the 52nd International HVACR Congress and Exhibition was led by the President of the Association for HVAC and by the Vice President of the Serbian Union of Mechanical and...

    • Publication date : 2022/05/05
    • Subjects: General information
  • The IIR publishes two new IIR Informatory Notes on Energy Recovery!

    The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) has just published two new Informatory Notes on energy recovery: one on Energy Recovery in Mechanical Ventilation Systems and the other one on Air-to-Air Energy...

    • Publication date : 2021/07/13
    • Subjects: Technology, Environment
  • How to adapt in a world at 50°C? Learn more at the IMechE conference this September

    On September 6-8, 2023, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) will host its 1st International Conference and Workshop on Climate Adaptation and Resilience in London.

    • Publication date : 2023/09/05
    • Subjects: Technology, Environment
  • Briefs: Eddie Leonardi

    The IIR was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Prof. Eddie Leonardi in December 2008. Eddie was Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New South Wales, Australia, and taught refrigeration, air conditioning, thermodynamics,...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/24
  • The IJR is 30!

    The IJR is celebrating its 30th birthday! The first issue was published on May 1, 1978. In his first Editorial, the first Editor-in-Chief, Professor G. G. Haselden, University of Leeds, UK, spoke about the spirit, concept, and aims of the new...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • Obituary: Raymond Cohen

    Raymond Cohen, who was Herrick Laboratories Professor Emeritus and a long-time contributor to IIR activities, passed away at the age of 96.

    • Publication date : 2020/10/22