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  • ERC Grant Awarded to Steffen Grohmann for Advancing Cryogenic Technology

    Steffen Grohmann, President of IIR Commission A1, receives an advanced grant from the European Research Council for his innovative cryogenic technology project: GRAVITHELIUM, a key technology for the Einstein...

    • Publication date : 2024/04/26
  • Corporate members of the IIR react to the draft revision of the F-Gas (in French)

    The AFF, AFCE and Snefcca have communicated their reactions to the draft revision of the F-Gas. Both organisations draw attention to the difficulty of following the recommendations currently...

    • Publication date : 2022/08/23
    • Subjects: Regulation
  • 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
  • Upcoming conferences: Sofia

    The 9th IIR Conference on Phase-Change Materials and Slurries for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning will be held on September 29-October 1, 2010 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Check out the draft programme and register now so you make sure you don't miss...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • Briefs: CERTE Sub-Commission meeting

    The annual meeting of Sub-Commission (SC) D2 on Refrigerated Transport (CERTE), which took place in Prague, Czech Republic, was the occasion to discuss numerous technical questions on tests. It was decided to enlarge the scope of the SC and...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • Briefs: Codex Alimentarius: Quick Frozen Foods Code adopted

    Codex Alimentarius: Quick Frozen Foods Code adopted The recommended International Code of Practice for the Processing and Handling of Quick Frozen Foods (QFF) has just been adopted at Step 5 and then directly at step 8 (final adoption) at the 31st...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • Brief: Ian Syminton Prize

    The New Zealand National Committee of the IIR and its sponsor, APV New Zealand Ltd., has awarded the 2006 Ian Syminton Prize for Research and Development in Refrigeration Technology to Dr Grant MacDonald. Grant has conducted extensive research on...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • We are hiring a techical project manager

    The IIR is involved in diverse projects supporting academia and countries. The candidate will support the IIR projects department, and will develop and secure new projects for the IIR and ensure that they are...

    • Publication date : 2024/04/08
  • Brief: A passage to India

    Indian Railways have been granted an additional 10 years, until 2020, within which to phase out or convert the use of all CFC-based refrigerants in the air conditioning of their 10 000 coaches in line with the Montreal Protocol requirements. This...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Best wishes for 2023

    Happy New Year!     “2023 will be a year promoting sustainable refrigeration at an international level, in particular with the United Nations Environment Programme. It will also be...

    • Publication date : 2023/01/11
  • Brief: Dr David Tanner

    Dr David Tanner has finished a 2-year mandate as President of AIRAH (The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating). Dave has paid tribute to Jennifer Pelvin (Chief Executive) and her staff and highlighted the following...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • New IIR Informatory Note on automotive air conditioning

    The latest IIR Informatory Note presents recent technological trends in automotive air conditioning, in particular for electric cars, and outlines the challenges in terms of energy efficiency and CO2...

    • Publication date : 2022/10/27
  • Magnetic refrigeration: a promising technology

    The IIR decided, a few years ago, to set up a Working Party on Magnetic Refrigeration at Room Temperature, and has organized 4 conferences: in 2005 in Switzerland, in 2007 in Slovenia, in 2009 in the USA, in 2010 in China. We published articles in...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Frisbee Project: Latest Developments

    Frisbee is a European-Union-funded 4-year project. It was launched in September 2010 and involves 26 partners including the IIR. the IIR is in charge of collecting data and the dissemination of research outcomes. The aim is to provide new...

    • Publication date : 2011/12/20
  • CLIM’ECO workshop in Guadeloupe

    For the third time, the IIR, the Guadeloupe Union of Refrigeration Installers (SYGIF) and GazDom Guadeloupe organised the CLIM’ECO program awareness workshop. 

    • Publication date : 2022/09/28