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  • Brief: Institute of Refrigeration Ireland launched

    In November 1999, a training network for the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector in Ireland was established. The principal aim of the network, Refrigeration Technology...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Ireland: example of energy storage using wind turbine

    The idea is to store excess energy produced at night and to reuse it when it’s necessary during the day.

    • Publication date : 2015/03/23
  • Toshiba offers rugby tickets for R22 survey.

    Toshiba conducts market research on R22 systems within the UK and Ireland.

    • Publication date : 2015/02/02
  • Joint Irish fridge and freezer recycling scheme

    Before the implementation, summer 2005, of the EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive), Northern Ireland's and Ireland's Environment departments are working together on a scheme to collect, treat and recycle...

    • Publication date : 2004/05/25
  • Out of ordinary: Chilled Medieval Book

    A 1000-year-old Book of Psalms has been discovered by a construction worker in Ireland and is now stored in refrigeration at the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin. The book was found in a bog and the tannic acid content of the bog is thought to...

    • Publication date : 2007/02/12
  • Directories: The European and Logistics Association (ECSLA)

    The European and Logistics Association (ECSLA) has published its 2003/2004 Atlas. It is a comprehensive directory of European cold-storage enterprises and includes the addresses, contact names and descriptions of over 800 public cold stores...

    • Publication date : 2004/04/28
  • Markets: frozen food: Europe

    The top 4 European countries in terms of consumption per capita of quick-frozen foods, excluding poultry, are Sweden (46.9 kg), Ireland, (46.6 kg), the UK (45.5 kg) and Denmark (45.2 kg). According to the Swiss research institute Food for Thought...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Brief: Protrait of an optimal system

    With looming commitments under the Kyoto Protocol, energy efficiency in buildings, including in art galleries, is essential. Paintings not only require an aesthetic environment, but one in which the air temperature and humidity is controlled. The...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Trends and Figures: Cold storage capacity per capita, a global glimpse

    IARW published a list showing their member countries' public refrigerated capacity in 2006 and we thought it might be interesting to calculate the refrigerated-warehouse capacity per capita by country. The list is topped by The Netherlands (551...

    • Publication date : 2006/11/15
  • The HCFC phase-out challenge (4)

    The results of a recent study* sponsored by the refrigerants manufacturer DuPont show that 65% of refrigerating plants in 9 key European Union markets were still using HCFC refrigerants 18 months before the ban on use of virgin HCFCs in EU...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • Renewable energy for heating and cooling in the EU in 2020

    The share of renewable energy sources used for heating and cooling in the EU continues to increase steadily, from 22% in 2019 to 23% in 2020. The share was above 50% in six Member...

    • Publication date : 2022/03/07
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • The HVAC&R market in the EMEA region in 2015

    Eurovent Market Intelligence (EMI), the European Statistics Office for the HVAC&R market, has just published the results of its studies on 2015 sales in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, based on the data collected from a large...

    • Publication date : 2016/12/06
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • European heat pump market and statistics report 2016

    Heat pump sales in Europe have reached in 2015 the highest number ever recorded: 890 302 units.Year-over-year 12% more heat pumps were sold in the 21 European countries covered by this year’s EHPA (European Heat Pump Association) report.

    • Publication date : 2016/11/26
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • United-States frozen food market

    Frozen food consumption receded by 0.7% in tonnage terms in 2010. However, at 49.7 kg per capita, according to “Food for Thought”, US consumption is still the highest in the world.

    • Publication date : 2012/04/26
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • 21 countries have ratified the Kigali Amendment, allowing the treaty to enter into force on January 2019

    On November 17, 2017, Sweden and Trinidad and Tobago became the 20th and 21st countries to ratify the Kigali Amendment, ensuring that the global HFC phase down will come into force on 1 January 2019.

    • Publication date : 2017/11/27
    • Subjects: Regulation, HFCs alternatives
  • 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 : English, French
    • Themes : Caloric cooling (magnetocaloric, electrocaloric, elastocaloric and barocaloric cooling)