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  • Event report: COST meeting

    The European COST Action 871 “Cryopreservation of crop species in Europe” held its latest meeting in Angers, France, on February 8-11, 2011. The seminar presented the results of the research of teams all over Europe and was an occasion to promote...

    • Publication date : 2011/05/19
  • UNIDO and IIR launch a call for partners to develop cost guidelines for improving energy efficiency in retail refrigeration

    As part of the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Programme funded project, UNIDO and the IIR are developing cost guidelines for incremental capital and operating costs in order to improve energy efficiency in retail refrigeration in Article 5 countries of...

    • Publication date : 2019/02/25
  • Conferences: Casta Papiernicka

    Compressors 2006, an IIR conference held in Casta Papiernicka on September 27-29, 2006 was as successful as the previous one in 2004: 170 attendees from 17 countries and 50 papers. A meeting of IIR Commissions B1 and B2 was held. Manufacturers and...

    • Publication date : 2006/11/14
  • Conference update: Casta Papiernicka

    For an update on the state of the art in the compressors field, register for the 7th International Conference on Compressors and Coolants - Compressors 2009 to be held in Casta Papiernicka, Slovak Republic, on September 30-October 2, 2009. Present...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • Conference update: Casta Papiernicka

    For an update on the state of the art in the compressors field, register for the 7th International Conference on Compressors and Coolants - Compressors 2009 to be held in Casta Papiernicka, Slovak Republic, on September 30-October 2, 2009. Present...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/24
  • Conference update: Casta Papiernicka

    For an update on the state of the art in the compressors field, register for the 7th International Conference on Compressors and Coolants - Compressors 2009 to be held in Casta Papiernicka, Slovak Republic, on September 30-October 2, 2009. Present...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • Conference update: Casta Papiernicka

    For an update on the state of the art in the compressors field, register for the 7th International Conference on Compressors and Coolants - Compressors 2009 to be held in Casta Papiernicka, Slovak Republic, on September 30-October 2, 2009:

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • International events: Casta Papiernicka

    The 7th IIR International Conference on Compressors and Coolants took place in Casta Papiernicka (Slovakia) on September 30-October 2, 2009. This IIR conference focused on the performances of compressors and the future of refrigerants (threats to...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • Upcoming IIR events: Casta Papiernicka

    Register for the 6th International Conference on Compressors and Coolants - Compressors 2006, September 27- 29, 2006 in Casta Papiernicka, Slovak Republic. Main themes: compressors, compressors and refrigeration technologies, inspection and...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • Upcoming IIR Conference: Casta Papiernicka (2006)

    Register for the 6th International Conference on Compressors and Coolants - Compressors 2006, September 27- 29, 2006 in Casta Papiernicka, Slovak Republic. Main themes: compressor and refrigeration technologies, inspection and diagnostics,...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • COOL-SAVE project distributes 1st newsletter

    News about cost effective strategies to improve energy efficiency in cooling systems for the food and drink sector...

    • Publication date : 2013/08/14
  • The IIR takes part in a UNIDO project

    The IIR has been successful to a UNIDO call for proposals to assess the incremental and operating cost for improved Energy Efficiency in retail refrigeration in Jordan and Tunisia.

    • Publication date : 2018/10/18
    • Subjects: Environment, General information, Developing country
  • IIR member news : Linde

    The CSG-4 snow generator allows to generate snow on demand or via programming and is claimed to offer a cost effective and safe alternative to dry ice pellets.

    • Publication date : 2015/05/20
  • New IIR Informatory Note on thermal energy storage systems

    IIR’s latest Informatory Note demonstrates that a well-designed TES system can reduce energy consumption through more efficient equipment operation and lower investment costs, thus reducing the equipment...

    • Publication date : 2022/01/28
  • The IIR is involved in a new project called Cool-Save

    The IIR is involved in a new project called Cool-Save. This 30-month European project comprises the development and dissemination of cost-effective strategies designed to improve energy efficiency in cooling systems in the food and drink sector.

    • Publication date : 2012/04/25
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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