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  • India’s largest HVAC project

    ETA Engineering is to install the HVAC system in Terminal 3 in Dehli International Airport, at a price of around 100 million USD. Due to be completed in September 2009 and to be handed over in March 2010, the 450 000 m² facility will be cooled by...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/14
  • India’s capacity to leapfrog HFCs

    A paper* presented by Non Governmental Organizations during MOP-24 in Geneva describes preliminary results of a project to explore the business case in India for avoiding high-GWP HFCs in new room air conditioners and motor vehicle air...

    • Publication date : 2013/02/22
  • Cryogenic applications: India

    India is developing semi-cryogenic propulsion technology using kerosene as a propellant to enhance its capability to launch satellites in the 6-tonne class. The technology utilizes liquid oxygen and aviation-grade kerosene instead of liquid...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • Trends: air conditioning: India

    The Indian air-conditioning industry shows a healthy growth rate of 25-30% for 2005 according to data collected by the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Manufacturer's Association (RAMA). Worth approximately EUR 1 billion, excluding the consumer...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Cold chain news: India’s growing cold chain

    With a 63.5-million-tonne annual production of fruit, 105-million-tonne annual production of milk, India is the largest fruit and milk producer in the world. It is also the second vegetable producer in the world with an annual production of 125.89...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Cold chain in India: current status

    New Indian legislation allowing a majority foreign direct investment in the retail sector may well bring in large investments in cold chain equipment.

    • Publication date : 2012/08/09
  • Figures: the cold chain in India

    The Indian government is planning to provide financial assistance of up to 75% of the total investment for companies setting up cold chain facilities and is re-examining providing of infrastructure status to cold chain facilities, by making them...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • The air-conditioning market in India

    Trends suggest there is immense potential here, thanks to currently low market penetration combined with high growth figures.

    • Publication date : 2013/06/12
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • HFCs: US-India joint Task Force

    During a workshop on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) convened by the US and India on February 18, 2011, the two countries agreed to convene a joint Task Force to examine approaches to reduce the use of HFCs.The Task Force will include representatives...

    • Publication date : 2011/06/08
  • MegaFood Park to be launched in India

    India is continuing its roll-out of food and drink processing hubs. Another Mega Food Park site is to be launched in Malipada in the state of Odisha.

    • Publication date : 2013/01/11
  • Markets and figures: India - cold storage shortage

    A recent report by KPMG and the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) points out the massive shortfall in cold storage facilities for India's agricultural produce by more than 10 million tons: only about 21.7 million...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • India: temperature abuse warning via SMS for vaccines

    The device is meant to SMS authorities on faulty vaccine carriers.

    • Publication date : 2012/11/16
  • Trends and Markets: India: the retail boom spin-offs

    India is positioned as the leading destination for retail investment. This followed saturation in Western retail markets and big Western retailers like Wal-mart and Tesco are entering the Indian market. The USD 412 billion investment which is...

    • Publication date : 2007/02/12
  • Figures: Indian dairy sector

    According to a study recently released by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), the Indian dairy sector will be worth USD 100 billion by 2015.

    • Publication date : 2012/02/13
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Indian HVAC market

    Commercial refrigeration represents 78% of the Indian air-conditioning market

    • Publication date : 2013/03/19
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • 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
  • INDEE+ at 23rd India International Seafood Show (2023), Kolkata, India

    In February 2023, INDEE+ successfully participated to the 23rd India International Seafood Show (2023) in Kolkata. The project was jointly promoted in a technical session and at a dedicated booth.

    • Publication date : 2023/03/28
  • India frozen vegetable market

    According to a Bonafide Research report published in 2016, frozen vegetables market was 31% of the total frozen food market and is anticipated to increase further.

    • Publication date : 2016/07/25
  • INDEE+ Project: Norwegian R744 condensing units arrived in India for educational purposes

    Three R744 condensing units were sent to India by Prof. Armin Hafner (NTNU, Norway)  to educate Indian institutions, end-users and vendors on clean cooling technologies, with the aim of helping India meet...

    • Publication date : 2021/12/15
  • March 2023: An active communication and awareness campaign for INDEE+

    March 2023 was marked by a series of communication events for INDEE+, gathering all project partners and key Indian HVAC&R stakeholders in India.

    • Publication date : 2023/04/26
    • Subjects: Developing country
  • INDEE+ Seminar at REFCOLD 2022

    The first INDEE+ seminar gathering all the project partners and key Indian stakeholders took place at REFCOLD 2022 in Ahmedabad (Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India).  

    • Publication date : 2023/01/26
  • The IIR around the world: October 2023

    A look back at the IIR's latest events at Refcold in India, the ESEF forum in Praia, Cabo Verde, and the SIFA trade fair in France. 

    • Publication date : 2023/10/24
  • IIR partner in INDEE+

    The IIR takes part of the project INDEE+ which aims to support the Indian refrigeration and Air Conditioning sector in the transition towards more sustainable and environmentally friendly...

    • Publication date : 2021/05/31
    • Subjects: Developing country
  • News from IIR members: Cemafroid

    Cemafroid and the National Centre for Cold chain Development (NCCD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) within framework of cooperation in the cold-chain field in India.

    • Publication date : 2013/05/23
  • The IIR with the World Bank in West Bengal

    The IIR is a key partner in the World Bank’s project on the Inland Waterways Transport (IWT) integration into the cold chain in West Bengal 

    • Publication date : 2021/09/07
  • New IIR members

    Here are the private members worldwide who have joined us over the past year. We are very pleased to welcome them. Several members are from countries that are not yet member countries. We also have a lot of new junior members (under 35 years) and...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • Available now: All 474 papers from the Purdue Conferences 2018

    Welcoming 800 participants from 30 different countries, the 2018 Purdue Conferences took place at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, from July 9 to 12, 2018.

    • Publication date : 2019/05/06
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: Private members Mr Jon Douglas, USA Mr Guy Albert Murat, Martinique Mr Sebastian Ott, Germany Mr Pradeep Kumar Sahoo, India Mr Ezio Vardanega, Italy Junior members Mr Vincent Lemort, Belgium

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: - Corporate member Australian Gas Industry Trust AGIT, Barton ACT, Australia - Private members Mr Maarten Croes, France Mr Parviz Tavakolly, Iran - Junior members Mr Marino Grozdek,...

    • Publication date : 2010/03/07
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: - Corporate members Frigrite Refrigeration Pty, Cheltenham, Australia Grenco Refrigeration Ltd, West Malling, UK Grundfos Management, Bjerringbro, Denmark IIAR, Arlington, USA Sofrigam, Nanterre,...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
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    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
  • 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…)
  • 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 : 2023/06/30
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • 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
  • Cryogenic nitrogen in the food and beverage industry

    The adoption of cryogenic processes in the food and beverage industry is predominantly driven by liquid nitrogen (LIN), and it is the preferred candidate for food chilling and...

    • Last update : 2023/11/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freezing of foodstuffs
  • 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, HFO et HCFO, Blends
  • 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 : HFO et HCFO, Blends
  • 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
  • Cold storage conditions for fruits and vegetables

    Practical recommendations for the cold storage of over 200 cultivars of fruits, vegetables and herbs (storage temperatures, relative humidity, storage time, controlled atmosphere...

    • Last update : 2023/01/16
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Fruit, Vegetables
  • 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