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  • A market study on refrigeration and AC enterprises in Belgium.

    A study performed in 2007, by the Royal Belgian Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Union, in renowned refrigeration and AC companies of various sizes reveals interesting facts. One of the most striking is that almost half of the turnover in the...

    • Publication date : 2007/12/03
  • Belgium heat pump market situation

    In Belgium, there were over 40,000 heat pumps in operation for space or water heating.

    • Publication date : 2016/03/08
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Frozen food market in Belgium

    The Belgian frozen food market had total revenues of USD 1,342.8 million in 2012, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4% between 2008 and 2012.

    • Publication date : 2013/10/21
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Opening of a zero carbon store in Belgium

    Lidl opens its first carbon neutral CO2 store in Ixelles, Belgium.

    • Publication date : 2014/04/28
  • Briefs: Incentives for energy-efficient refrigerators

    - US measures A USD 300 million programme, similar to what Stråberg suggested for Sweden, was recently announced by President Barack Obama. The US package will authorize states to create rebates with an expected value of USD 50-200 for each...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • Briefs: ECSLA

    The European Cold Storage and Logistics Association, ECSLA, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The highlight will be a 2-day meeting and banquet on November 29-30, 2010 in Brussels, Belgium. europe@gcca.org...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Directories: The European and Logistics Association (ECSLA)

    The European and Logistics Association (ECSLA) has published its 2003/2004 Atlas. It is a comprehensive directory of European cold-storage enterprises and includes the addresses, contact names and descriptions of over 800 public cold stores...

    • Publication date : 2004/04/28
  • Refrigerants Naturally

    During the conference Refrigerants Naturally held by UNEP and Greenpeace on June 22, 2004 in Brussels, Belgium, three companies reported on their global environmental actions and presented their objectives in this field: - Coca-Cola (Jeff...

    • Publication date : 2004/11/10
  • Briefs: New online energy-efficiency benchmarking tool

    The ICE-E (Improving Cold Storage Equipment in Europe) project is launching a new online benchmarking tool making it possible for users to compare the performance of their cold store against statistical data, identify potential energy savings and...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • RFID applications

    The use of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) along the food chain is predicted to rise to € 4.3 billion by 2017. Here are some examples of RFID applications: - Metro, the world's fourth-largest retailer, is implementing RFID technology...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • The HCFC phase-out challenge (4)

    The results of a recent study* sponsored by the refrigerants manufacturer DuPont show that 65% of refrigerating plants in 9 key European Union markets were still using HCFC refrigerants 18 months before the ban on use of virgin HCFCs in EU...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • Status of HFC taxes in Europe

    Four countries (Denmark, Norway, Slovenia and Spain) have now implemented an HFC tax and 3 other countries (France, Poland and Sweden) are considering implementation of such a tax.

    • Publication date : 2014/05/22
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
  • SOFRIGAM at the heart of the cold chain for the COVID-19 vaccine

    The French company SOFRIGAM, a member of the IIR for more than 10 years, has received a qualification for its packaging that enables vaccines against COVID-19  to be stored at very low...

    • Publication date : 2021/01/27
  • Renewable energy for heating and cooling in the EU in 2020

    The share of renewable energy sources used for heating and cooling in the EU continues to increase steadily, from 22% in 2019 to 23% in 2020. The share was above 50% in six Member...

    • Publication date : 2022/03/07
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • The frozen food market in Bangladesh

    Frozen food i.e. shrimp and fish made up for 22.6% of the agricultural sector in Bangladesh in 2012.

    • Publication date : 2015/06/14
  • CryoHub to share results of implementation of innovative energy storage technique

    Register now for our Webinar on 17th March 2021 to hear from experts on how the CryoHub technology was developed and demonstrated at a refrigerated facility at Frigologix in...

    • Publication date : 2021/01/27
  • ATMO Europe Conference 2022 on Natural Refrigerants Releases Final Programme

    The 12th edition of the event will take place in-person in Brussels (Belgium) on November 15–16.

    • Publication date : 2022/11/10
    • Subjects: Technology, Environment
  • Webinar: EU Project CryoHub comes to a close

    Register to the webinar on March 17, 2021 to hear from experts on how the CryoHub technology was developed and demonstrated at a refrigerated facility at Frigologix in Belgium.

    • Publication date : 2021/01/13
    • Subjects: Technology
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new corporate members: - Borresen Cooltech AS, Stavanger, Norway www.borresen.no - Coca Cola Services, Brussels, Belgium

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: Benefactor members Communauté Urbaine de Dunkerque, France EPEE, Belgium Private members Mr Nacer Achaichia, Belgium Mr Pascal Leterrible, France Mr Georges Marguerite, France Mr Mitchell...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: Corporate members Liebherr-Hausgergerate Ochsenhausen GmbH, Ochsenhausen, Germany Shrieve Products International Ltd, West Malling Kent, United Kingdom Refrigeration Solutions (Pty) Ltd, Cape...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • The IIR worldwide

    Focus on the latest IIR interventions around the world.

    • Publication date : 2019/01/31
    • Subjects: General information
  • The IIR worldwide (June 2019)

    Focus on the latest IIR interventions around the world.

    • Publication date : 2019/06/28
  • The IIR worldwide

    Focus on the latest IIR interventions around the world.

    • Publication date : 2019/04/30
    • Subjects: General information
  • International events: Brussels

    Transfrigoroute International (TI) held its annual General Assembly in Brussels, Belgium, on September 17-18, 2009. The director of the IIR attended it, thanks to the IIR-TI partnership agreement.

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • International events: Brussels

    The IIR co-sponsored conference, Atmosphere 2009 took place in Brussels, Belgium, on October 19-20, 2009. It focused on general policy on replacing high global warming refrigerants (HCFCs, HFCs) by natural refrigerants (political, financial,...

    • Publication date : 2010/03/07
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: Private members Mr Jon Douglas, USA Mr Guy Albert Murat, Martinique Mr Sebastian Ott, Germany Mr Pradeep Kumar Sahoo, India Mr Ezio Vardanega, Italy Junior members Mr Vincent Lemort, Belgium

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • International events: Brussels

    The Executive Committee meeting of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Heat Pump Programme took place in Brussels, Belgium on November 15-16, 2007. It was preceded by a seminar and a workshop. The Director of the IIR attended the Executive...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • New members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: - Benefactor member TOTAL, Paris La Défense, France - Corporate members ACC Austria, Fuerstenfeld, Austria Arsenal Research, Vienna, Austria Davicani Srl, Brasov, Romania Kinarca S.A.U.,...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • Refrigeration Fundamentals on sale!

    The IIR's latest course, Refrigeration Fundamentals - Educational Course, will be available within a few weeks. Refrigeration Fundamentals, by André Pilatte - Delegate of Belgium to the IIR and Professor at the Faculté Polytechnique de Mons -...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26