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  • Booming cold storage industry in Brazil

    The total capacity of Brazilian public refrigerated warehouses (PRW), which was less than 100,000 m3 in 1970 exceeds 4 million m3. The main reason of this boom is rapid growth of the agribusiness sector. Brazil has the world's largest commercial...

    • Publication date : 2008/07/11
  • Brief: CFC- and HFC-free refrigerators now in Brazil

    At the beginning of December 2004, Brazil 's first CFC and HFC-free refrigerator rolled off the BSH Bosh und Siemens Hausegeräte GmbH production line. Following implementation for several years in Europe , then in Australia , China , India and...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • Cold chain market in Brazil

    Brazil has one of the lowest levels of market penetration for refrigerated warehouses at .09 cubic meters per urban resident.

    • Publication date : 2016/06/23
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • HCFC phase-down in Brazil

    A few figures from the Brazilian Ministry of Environment.

    • Publication date : 2018/04/05
    • Subjects: Regulation, Developing country
  • The frozen food market in Brazil

    The frozen food market is prospering in Brazil: from 2008 to 2013, this sector’s revenue grew by 120%, according to ABIA, the Brazilian Association of Food Companies, attaining around € 3.48 billion in 2013.

    • Publication date : 2015/01/05
  • Refrigeration appliances market in Brazil

    Due to the increase in IPI (Tax on Industrialised Products) during 2013, and certainly in 2014, refrigeration appliances is expected to see a lower growth rate than expected.

    • Publication date : 2014/08/08
  • Brazil publishes new Energy Plan by 2022

    By 2022, Brazil plans to invest BRL1,200bn (USD495bn), of which 72.5% will be directed to oil and gas, 22.6% to electricity supply.

    • Publication date : 2014/02/06
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • HVAC equipment sales in Brazil: brief outlook for 2013

    Sales growth in the air-conditioning, refrigeration, ventilation and solar heating (refrigeration market) segments is being driven by the Brazilians’ increased purchasing power, expansion and modernization of factories and commercial spaces.

    • Publication date : 2014/01/13
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Newly revised efficiency standards for ACs in Brazil and India

    Stringent minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) for air-conditioning (AC) equipment contribute to cutting down the energy demand for ACs globally. Setting up and periodically revising energy efficiency...

    • Publication date : 2020/10/22
    • Subjects: Regulation, Developing country
  • Brazilian cold chain panorama

    An article from the International Journal of Refrigeration presents a few figures about the infrastructure, energy sources and expenditure of the Brazilian cold chain.

    • Publication date : 2018/06/22
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Brazilian government outlines measures to reduce electricity consumption

    Owing to severe droughts affecting hydropower generation, the Brazilian government is imposing measures to reduce electricity consumption in public buildings, including limiting the...

    • Publication date : 2021/09/27
    • Subjects: Regulation, Developing country
  • HVAC-R in Brazilian market

    HVAC marketing indexes have been raising for seven years. For instance, comparatively to 2008, HVAC sales tax during 2015 increased 43% on average.

    • Publication date : 2016/06/20
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Challenges related to the adoption of air conditioning in emerging economies by 2040

    The authors of a recent article modelled the adoption of air conditioning by 2040 in four emerging economies: Brazil, India, Indonesia, and Mexico. The adoption of AC could increase between two- to sixteen-fold,...

    • Publication date : 2021/11/29
    • Subjects: Figures, economy, Developing country
  • Optimizing frost-free refrigerators

    A team from the Federal University of Paraná and the Federal University of Technology – Paraná in Brazil has modelled and optimized a frost-free refrigerator aimed at both cost and energy savings.

    • Publication date : 2013/06/21
  • Rio+20: support for HFC phase-down

    In their final declaration, the Heads of State and Government and high-level representatives of 191 countries who met in June in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (“Rio+20”) have provided support of an HFC...

    • Publication date : 2012/09/06
    • Subjects: Regulation
  • News from IIR members: Tecumseh do Brasil

    Tecumseh do Brasil has reached a landmark of 170 million compressors manufactured since the company was set up 35 years ago. The company manufactures hermetic compressors and condensing units for domestic and commercial refrigeration and air...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • 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
  • Participation of the IIR at COP-10

    On December 6-18, 2004, over 6100 participants from 169 countries attended the 10th Conference of the Parties (COP-10) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)  held at the Rural Exhibition Center in Buenos Aires ,...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • News from IIR members: Bitzer

    In 2009, Bitzer Brazil inaugurated the first CO2 Technology & Training Centre for North and South America. Installed in Sao Paulo, the centre provides training covering safety, design, installation, commissioning, servicing and maintenance....

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members : Corporate members Frigor Service Réunion, Saint Pierre, Ile de la Réunion Veolia Environnement, Limay, France Private members Mr Jean-Pierre Bernard, France Mr Leonilton Tomaz Cleto,...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • 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
  • News from IIR members: Tecumseh

    Tecumseh Products Company opened its new Global Technology Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

    • Publication date : 2012/09/11
  • CEEE Hosts International Conference THERMAG - IX 2021

    More than 200 people from around the world attended the THERMAG - IX June 7-11, 2021 hosted by The Center for Environmental Energy Engineering at University of Maryland, College Park (US).

    • Publication date : 2021/07/20
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Summer 2021, past events: focus on the last events involving the IIR

    Co-sponsored Conferences    More than 80 papers available from the International Sorption Heat Pump Conference...

    • Publication date : 2021/09/07
  • New IIR Working Group: whole-body cryotherapy or cryostimulation

    During the IIR Science and Technology Council meeting on June 15, 2017, a new IIR Working Group (WG) on “Whole-body cryotherapy or cryostimulation” was officially created.

    • Publication date : 2017/07/12
  • Press release: IIR launches new Working Group on “Whole-body cryotherapy or cryostimulation”

    During the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) Science and Technology Council meeting on June 15, 2017, a new IIR Working Group on “Whole-body cryotherapy or cryostimulation” was officially created.

    • Publication date : 2017/07/26
  • IIR member news: Embraco

    Embraco, IIR Corporate Member, announced the launch of a new oil-less linear compressor design for domestic refrigeration.

    • Publication date : 2014/04/27