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  • COP-19 Warsaw, Poland

    Slow progress in the climate negotiations

    • Publication date : 2013/11/22
    • Subjects: General information, Environment
  • 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
  • The IIR at COP 26 in Glasgow

    As an intergovernmental organisation (IGO), the IIR is systematically invited to the various Conferences of the Parties on climate change and has the opportunity to make a statement in plenary session in front...

    • Publication date : 2021/11/29
    • Subjects: Environment
  • The IIR at COP-11/MOP-1 in Montreal

    The IIR, as an intergovernmental organization, participated in this "historic" event which gathered 10 000 people for the largest United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ever held. The conference held...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Statement given by Didier Coulomb, Director General of the IIR, during COP 21

    Statement given by Didier Coulomb, Director General of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) during the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) in Paris (November...

    • Publication date : 2020/03/29
    • Subjects: Regulation, Environment
  • Statement given by Didier Coulomb, Director General of the IIR, during COP 25

    Statement Given by the Director General of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) during the 25th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25), in Madrid (December 2-13, 2019).

    • Publication date : 2020/04/20
    • Subjects: Regulation, Environment
  • Statement given by Didier Coulomb, Director General of the IIR, during COP 26

    Statement Given by the Director General of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) during the 26th Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 26) in...

    • Publication date : 2021/11/15
    • Subjects: Environment
  • MOP 27: Strong debate in the run-up to COP21

    MOP 27 delegates continued firm discussions and addressed the outcomes of OEWG 36

    • Publication date : 2015/11/04
  • Watch our side event at COP27

    COP27 will mark the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

    • Publication date : 2022/10/25
    • Subjects: Environment
  • Conference update: Copenhagen

    Don't miss the 8th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Working Fluids (GL2008), the event in this field, to be held on September 7-10, 2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark. With over 150 abstracts received, this will be a milestone event. Find out...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • Conference update: Copenhagen

    Don't miss the 8th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Working Fluids (GL2008), the event in this field, to be held on September 7-10, 2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Key dates: abstract submissions by February 15, 2008; paper submittal: May...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • Conference update: Copenhagen

    Don't miss the 8th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Working Fluids (GL2008), the event in this field, to be held on September 7-10, 2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Key dates: abstract submissions by February 15, 2008; paper submittal: May...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • Conference update: Copenhagen

    Don't miss the 8th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Working Fluids (GL2008), the event in this field, to be held on September 7-10, 2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark. With over 150 papers, this will be a milestone event. For more information...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • COP21 UN climate change conference 2015

    The Conference of the Parties (COP21) organized by host country France in conjunction with United Nations.

    • Publication date : 2015/02/26
  • IIR conference papers visible in Scopus!

    From Scopus, it is now possible to download the papers of three IIR conferences indexed in Fridoc. Download them!

    • Publication date : 2017/01/19
  • For IIR members only

    Global cold storage capacity

    This table presents the cold storage capacity in about 50 countries, based on data from the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA).

    • Last update : 2021/12/06
    • Langues : English
    • Themes : Refrigerated storage: economics and statistics
  • Nanorefrigerants

    Nanorefrigerants are created by adding nanoparticles in suspension to a base refrigerant. They have a thermal conductivity that is 15% to 104% higher than that of the corresponding...

    • Last update : 2022/06/17
    • Langues : English, French
    • Themes : Nanofluids
  • Cryogenics in the pharmaceutical industry: drug design and bioavailability improvement

    Research activities in the pharmaceutical sector focus primarily on developing novel drug formulations which can elicit the desired response upon being administered to the patient...

    • Last update : 2022/11/21
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freeze-drying in biology and medicine, Cryobiology, cryomedicine: general information
  • Thermophysical properties of hydrocarbon refrigerants

    Thermophysical properties of over 20 hydrocarbon refrigerants, including single-component and blends.

    • Last update : 2022/06/17
    • Langues : English
    • Themes : Hydrocarbons, Blends
  • Liquefied Natural Gas: production process and cold energy recovery

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas that has been cooled to about -160 °C and turned into a liquid to facilitate transportation and storage. A typical LNG supply chain...

    • Last update : 2022/06/20
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : LNG and LPG
  • Additive manufacturing of regenerators for caloric cooling

    In many areas of engineering, additive manufacturing allows the production of complex and multifunctional products that could not be manufactured using traditional methods. In the...

    • Last update : 2022/09/16
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Caloric cooling (magnetocaloric, electrocaloric, elastocaloric and barocaloric cooling)
  • Hydrocarbon refrigerants

    Hydrocarbons such as R290 (propane), R600a (isobutane) or R1270 (propene/propylene) are low GWP non-toxic natural refrigerants with excellent thermodynamic properties. They offer an...

    • Last update : 2022/06/22
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Hydrocarbons, Containment, refrigerant charge reduction
  • Additive manufacturing of heat exchangers

    In the refrigeration industry, additive manufacturing (colloquially referred to as “3D printing”) makes it possible to fabricate novel, complex and potentially more energy efficient...

    • Last update : 2022/09/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Evaporators, condensers and other heat exchangers
  • Environmental impact of the ice cream industry

    This summary document describes the environmental impact of ice cream manufacturing, which is mainly due to the energy consumption and refrigerants used.

    • Last update : 2022/11/17
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : General information on environment (climate change, ozone depletion…)
  • For IIR members only

    Ice cream manufacturing, environmental impact and market data

    From a physico-chemical point of view, ice cream is a complex, frozen multiphase mixture. The manufacturing process includes several stages of freezing which are described in this...

    • Last update : 2022/10/12
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • For IIR members only

    Heat pump stock in Europe

    This table presents the stock of installed heat pumps, the CO2 emissions avoided and the number of jobs in the heat pump sector in Europe.

    • Last update : 2021/12/14
    • Langues : English
    • Themes : Heat pumps, energy recovery: economics and statistics
  • Thermophysical properties of HFC refrigerants

    Thermophysical properties of over 100 HFC refrigerants, including single-component and blends.

    • Last update : 2022/06/17
    • Langues : English
    • Themes : HFCs, Blends, HFO et HCFO
  • Thermophysical properties of HFO refrigerants

    Thermophysical properties of over 50 HFO refrigerants, including single-component and blends.

    • Last update : 2022/06/17
    • Langues : English
    • Themes : Blends, HFO et HCFO
  • Global HFC emissions from the refrigeration sector

    This table shows HFC emissions from the refrigeration sector – including air conditioning – in million tonnes of CO2 equivalent for about 40 countries that are signatories...

    • Last update : 2022/01/20
    • Langues : English
    • Themes : General information on environment (climate change, ozone depletion…)