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  • Briefs: LCCP

    The Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Institute (ARTI) has opened bidding for a new research project to establish a standardized methodology to calculate the Life Cycle Climate Performance (LCCP) for stationary heating, ventilation,...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • Assessment of the environmental impact of domestic refrigerators using LCCP

    The environmental impact of domestic refrigerators over their lifetime has been quantified in different configurations (operating cycles, materials, insulation) in a recent IJR article. 

    • Publication date : 2021/02/23
  • HACCP food safety plans must be improved

    HACCP has the top non-conformity figures globally across certified sites, according to a British Retail Consortium (BRC) report.

    • Publication date : 2014/02/19
  • New heat pump life cycle performance assessment tool

    The Air-conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Institute (AHRTI) developed a tool to calculate Life Cycle Climate Performance (LCCP), using Microsoft Excel.

    • Publication date : 2012/06/27
  • R452A performance and environmental impact in refrigerated transport

    A paper presented at the IIR ICCC conference in China provides a review of R452A properties, system performance and LCCP impact as an alternative refrigerant in refrigerated transport.

    • Publication date : 2018/05/17
  • IIR TPTPR conference highlights

    During the 4th IIR International Conference on Thermophysical Properties and Transfer Processes of Refrigerants held in Delft, the Netherlands, in June 2013, within the 3rd meeting of the IIR Working Party on LCCP Evaluation, two presentations...

    • Publication date : 2013/12/05
  • Briefs: ARTI's 21st Century Research Program

    During the 2004 ASHRAE Winter meeting in Anaheim, results from several research projects initiated under the ARTI (Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Institute) 21st Century Research Program - initiated by ARI (Air-Conditioning and...

    • Publication date : 2004/04/28
  • Energy efficiency comparison of air-conditioning systems in electric vehicles

    A study compares the energy efficiency of conventional refrigeration systems with that of heat pumps in mobile air conditioning. R744, R134a and R1234yf are considered. Reversible heat pumps are found the most energy-efficient systems.

    • Publication date : 2019/02/28
  • Ozone layer issues: Montreal Protocol

    A recent policy article recommends "further adjustments to strengthen the Montreal Protocol and provide further insurance against the threat of abrupt climate change". According to the authors, "the Montreal Protocol's successful work to protect...

    • Publication date : 2007/08/05
  • Low GWP blends for domestic air conditioning

    A review article presents the latest research trends on low GWP refrigerants, mainly HFC/HFO blends, for domestic air conditioning. 

    • Publication date : 2023/03/28
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
  • R32 vs HFOs as alternatives to R410A

    During the IIR-co-sponsored 14thInternational Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, USA, in July 2012, H. Pham and R. Rajendran presented the results of an evaluation of R32, HFO1234yf, HFO1234ze and various HFO blends as...

    • Publication date : 2013/01/07
  • Hygiene of foodstuffs

    On the basis of the principle that every European citizen is entitled to a varied diet of safe and wholesome food and that all information on the composition, manufacturing processes and use of foodstuffs must be clear and accurate and with a view...

    • Publication date : 2004/10/18
  • Refrigerated transport: truckers’ Delight

    North American truckers are set to upgrade their equipment in line with new regulations and due to strong consumer demands for better food safety. The FDA's hazard analysis critical control points (HACCP) system decrees that shippers and...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • China: Food safety improvements underway

    In the 1990s, China emerged as a low-cost exporter of food products such as vegetables, apples, seafood and poultry. But in recent years, China's exports slowed when shipments were rejected for failing to meet stringent standards in Japan, Europe...

    • Publication date : 2007/02/12
  • World

    The new ISO 22000 standard "Food safety management systems - requirements for any organization in the food chain" was passed in September 2005. This standard will apply to food producers and manufacturers, transport and storage operators and...

    • Publication date : 2005/10/26