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  • New design for the IJR but still quality papers!

    As well as original research papers the IJR also includes review articles, papers presented at IIR conferences, short reports and letters describing preliminary results and experimental details, and letters to the Editor on recent areas of...

    • Publication date : 2019/11/20
  • IIR Informatory Notes on refrigerants designed to meet the needs of decision-makers

    "We felt it was important to draft a collection of Notes on the most appropriate actions to take in this field, designed to meet the needs of decision-makers in order to be better prepared for the upcoming deadlines."

    • Publication date : 2016/03/15
  • IIR member news: Daikin launches new VRV solution

    Daikin has launched a new VRV solution to meet the specific demands of city and urban locations where space is limited and customers want an invisible air conditioning solution.

    • Publication date : 2015/09/20
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • COOL-SAVE project news

    This European project – which aims at development and dissemination of cost-effective strategies designed to improve energy efficiency in cooling systems in the food and drink sector – involves 9 partners including the IIR, which is a member of...

    • Publication date : 2013/02/22
  • The IIR launches a brand new website

    With a fresh and modern design that will adapt to any electronic device for comfortable viewing, the new website of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) will provide user-friendly access to the most relevant information in...

    • Publication date : 2020/03/31
  • New publications: Ammonia as a Refrigerant

    The new version of the IIR's guide Ammonia as a Refrigerant has just been published! It was prepared by Dr A.B. Pearson, member of IIR Commission E1. The overarching aim is to enhance decision-makers', designers', fitters' and end-users' knowledge...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • STEF-TFE opens largest cold store in Madrid

    New site cuts energy consumption by 15% with innovative energy storage system during off-peak hours

    • Publication date : 2011/12/08
  • News from IIR members: Alfa Laval

    Alfa Laval is providing solutions for the fast-expanding CO2 market and has launched two new brazed heat exchanger models designed for transcritical CO2 systems for transport refrigeration, commercial refrigeration and heat-pump applications. The...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • News from IIR members: Mega project for Technip

    Shell Gas & Power Developments BV is joining forces with Technip and Samsung to design, build and install multiple floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facilities over a period of up to 15 years. Shell and Technip-Samsung also signed a...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • Conference update: Stockholm

    The 2nd IIR Workshop on Refrigerant Charge Reduction in Refrigerating Systems will be held in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 16-17, 2010. The main themes are: design of low-refrigerant charge systems thermodynamics in compact heat exchangers; design...

    • Publication date : 2010/03/07
  • Conference update: Stockholm

    The 2nd IIR Workshop on Refrigerant Charge Reduction in Refrigerating Systems will be held in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 16-17, 2010. Key themes include: design of low-refrigerant charge systems; thermodynamics in compact heat exchangers; design...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • Upcoming IIR events: Ohrid

    Following a very successful initial event held in April 2005, Ammonia Refrigeration Technology for Today and Tomorrow, the second IIR event in this series, will be held on April 19-21, 2007 in Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM). Main themes include: design...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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