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  • IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference 2018 attracts its largest number of participants yet

    With a focus on natural refrigerants, principally ammonia, carbon dioxide and hydrocarbons, the 13th conference in the series attracted the largest number of participants yet, welcoming an impressive 300 individuals from 45 different countries and...

    • Publication date : 2018/07/03
  • Another successful IIR Gustav Lorentzen conference 2016

    Dedicated to natural refrigerants, mainly ammonia, carbon dioxide and hydrocarbons, Gustav Lorentzen 2016 was a great success attracting over 270 people and more than 145 papers from leading international researchers and industrialists.

    • Publication date : 2016/09/14
  • IIR member news: AFF

    The French Association of Refrigeration (AFF) recently published an online study evaluating current availability of training for CO2, ammonia and hydrocarbon refrigerants, as well as needs assessment.

    • Publication date : 2014/11/24
    • Subjects: Environment
  • News from IIR members: ARTI

    ARTI, the research arm of AHRI (the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute), has contracted with a consulting firm in order to review the regulatory barriers and issues concerning low-GWP refrigerants including CO2, ammonia and...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • Conference reports: Sydney

    The 9th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Working Fluids was held in Sydney, Australia, on April 12-14, 2010. Almost 200 participants from 28 countries were able to gain an insight into this increasingly mature technology. The proceedings...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • Conference update: Sydney

    The 9th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Conference Natural Working Fluids will be held in Sydney, Australia, on April 12-14, 2010. The call for papers and first announcement are now available:

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • International events: GL2008

    The 8th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Working Fluids (GL2008) was held in Copenhagen on September 7-10, 2008. The event attracted 397 participants from 32 countries. The initial conferences in the series tended to attract participants...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • The Mostra Convegno exhibition

    In March 2018 the IIR participated in one of the biggest exhibitions on refrigeration technologies, Mostra Convegno, which took place, as always, in Milan.

    • Publication date : 2018/04/19
  • ICR 2011 in Prague: a Resounding Success

    The 23rd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration held in Prague, on August 21-26, 2011, was highly successful...

    • Publication date : 2011/08/30
  • IIR Research Priorities

    The IIR decided, within the framework of its Strategic Plan, to draw up a list of research priorities for the future. It hopes that these priorities will be a valuable guiding force for decision-makers in the public and private research sectors,...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • New IIR Informatory Note. Low-GWP Refrigerants: Status and Outlook

    The latest IIR Informatory Note outlines the options available for low-GWP refrigerants and their respective performance. It provides a series of recommendations on refrigerant...

    • Publication date : 2022/07/08
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
  • Two IIR Informatory Notes on hot topics

    The IIR has recently published two Informatory Notes on high-stakes subjects: flammable refrigerants and the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence in refrigeration and air...

    • Publication date : 2023/09/22
    • Subjects: Technology, HFCs alternatives
  • Activities of the IIR’s Commission B2 on Refrigerating Equipment

    The IIR’s Commission B2, which includes 70 experts from 25 IIR member countries on all continents, is extremely active and participates in many IIR activities aimed at promoting knowledge of refrigeration technologies and their applications...

    • Publication date : 2014/11/20
  • Spotlight on Commission B2: at the forefront of refrigerating equipment

    Coordinated by the IIR Science and Technology Council, Commission B2 focuses on promoting knowledge of refrigerating equipment technologies and their applications worldwide.

    • Publication date : 2015/05/15
  • News from IIR members: Mayekawa

    Watch 3 videos on Mayekawa’s Web site: one deals with Mayekawa’s vision and philosophy, another covers activities at its Moriya plant, and the third one presents Mayekawa’s viewpoints on HCFC phase-out.Jan Boone describes the emphasis placed...

    • Publication date : 2012/04/24
  • 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
  • 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 : 2023/06/23
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : LNG and LPG
  • Global warming potential (GWP) of HFC refrigerants

    Using the latest updated data from UNEP’s RTOC 2022 report, we have compiled the 100-year GWP and 20-year GWP values of hydrofluorocarbon-based (HFC) refrigerants. Our table includes...

    • Last update : 2023/09/15
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : HFCs