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  • Mexico

    Mexico has ceased all production of ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) 4 years ahead of the deadline defined in the 1987 Montreal Protocol. Figuring amongst the 189 nations to date to ratify the protocol on ozone-depleting gases containing...

    • Publication date : 2005/10/26
  • 2006 AHR Expo-Mexico

    The 2006 AHR Expo-Mexico trade show will be held October 10-12, 2006 at the World Trade Centre in Mexico City. Developed exclusively for the growing HVAC&R markets in Mexico and Latin America, the AHR Expo®-Mexico is, according to the...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/03
  • IIR Member news: Cool drinks in Mexico

    SIG Simonazzi, a corporate member of the IIR, has opened a state-of-the-art installation in the Guadalajara Technology Park in Mexico. The plant is not only used to produce beverages, it also houses offices, training premises and warehouses. SIG...

    • Publication date : 2004/04/28
  • Mexico: new energy efficiency standard regarding air conditioners

     Mexico’s Ministry of Energy has issued a mandatory standard (NOM-023-ENER-2010) that establishes minimum energy efficiency limits, test procedures and labelling requirements for mini-split and multi-split air conditioners. The standard...

    • Publication date : 2011/08/11
    • Subjects: Regulation
  • Ice cream market in Mexico

    The ice cream sector in Mexico is forecast to witness a very strong compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.0% in value and 6.7% in volume during 2012-2017.

    • Publication date : 2014/04/07
  • Canada and Mexico HFC policy strategy

    During ATMOsphere America in Chicago in June 2016, Canadian and Mexican government representatives presented their HFC phase-down strategies.

    • Publication date : 2016/08/05
    • Subjects: Regulation, HFCs alternatives
  • Innovative thermal energy storage system for cold stores in Mexico

    The Mexican cold storage company Red de Frios reduced its energy consumption by 20% using PCM-based thermal energy storage.

    • Publication date : 2018/10/18
    • Subjects: Developing country
  • Viability of an absorption solar cooling system in an isolated school in Mexico

    A recent IJR article presents a simulation of the operating strategies and the results of the first experiments following the installation of a solar thermal absorption air conditioning system, installed in an...

    • Publication date : 2020/04/05
    • Subjects: Environment, Developing country
  • Huge energy savings thanks to Mexican standards for domestic fridges

    A recent article by researchers from the Autonomous University of Mexico City presents an assessment of the savings achieved since the introduction of recent national official standards setting maximum energy use caps. This paper can be downloaded...

    • Publication date : 2013/03/07
    • Subjects: Regulation
  • Refrigerant news: Mexichem

    Mexichem intends to compete with DuPont and Honeywell in the development of a replacement refrigerant for HFC-134a in car air conditioning systems. The company, which in February 2010 bought the Ineos fluorochemicals unit, has announced...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Mexichem, DuPont and Honeywell announced new HFO-based alternatives for R404A and R134a

    M. Cooper, sales manager for Mexichem, revealed in RAC the manufacturer’s offering for stationary refrigeration would be based on its AC5 refrigerant (R444A) which has been undergoing development as a mobile air-conditioning refrigerant....

    • Publication date : 2014/01/31
  • Challenges related to the adoption of air conditioning in emerging economies by 2040

    The authors of a recent article modelled the adoption of air conditioning by 2040 in four emerging economies: Brazil, India, Indonesia, and Mexico. The adoption of AC could increase between two- to sixteen-fold,...

    • Publication date : 2021/11/29
    • Subjects: Figures, economy, Developing country
  • Free GUIDE 2012: Natural Refrigerants – North America’s Market Potential coming in 2012

    Following its 2011 global industry survey on natural refrigerants, shecco has launched a new industry survey, this time looking for active input from the heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration industry with operations in Canada, Mexico and...

    • Publication date : 2012/05/18
  • Optical refrigeration

    A team in New Mexico University has created the first-ever optical cryocooler that could be applied to airborne and spaceborne sensors. It uses optical refrigeration which could enable miniaturization, an alternative to bulky mechanical...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • Climate change issues: G8 statement

    The Group of Eight leading industrialized nations (G8) met with 5 major emerging countries (Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa) early June in Heiligendamm and published a statement demonstrating a far greater will to address climate...

    • Publication date : 2007/08/05
  • Member news: Mexichem Fluor changes name to Koura

    The Mexichem branch specialized in the development and manufacturing of fluorinated products changes its name to become Koura.

    • Publication date : 2019/09/30
  • Briefs: Prof. Eckhard Groll

    ASHRAE installed new officers and directors at its 2010 Annual Meeting held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 26-30, 2010. Prof. Eckhard Groll (Purdue University) was installed as Director-at-Large to ASHRAE's Board of Directors and will...

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

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: Corporate members - A2 Inc, New York, USA - Grasso Products BV, s'Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands - Hoshizaki Electric Co. Ltd, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan - Parasense Ltd, Gloucester, United Kingdom...

    • Publication date : 2006/11/15
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members : Corporate members Frigor Service Réunion, Saint Pierre, Ile de la Réunion Veolia Environnement, Limay, France Private members Mr Jean-Pierre Bernard, France Mr Leonilton Tomaz Cleto,...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • 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
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members:- Corporate memberCroatian Chamber of Mechanical Engineers, Croatia- Private membersMr Richard Furberg, SwedenMr Marc Gosselin, CanadaMr Kazimierz Wojtas, PolandMr José Manuel...

    • Publication date : 2011/05/20
  • IIR member news: Embraco

    Embraco, IIR Corporate Member, announced the launch of a new oil-less linear compressor design for domestic refrigeration.

    • Publication date : 2014/04/27
  • Editorial by Didier Coulomb

    Since the beginning of the year, the Focus section of the Newsletter has dealt with environmental measures in general and measures addressing HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons) in particular that have already been adopted or are foreseen in various...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • The IIR releases a new Informatory Note for World Refrigeration Day

    To celebrate the world’s first Refrigeration Day, the IIR has released a new IIR Informatory Note on “The Role of Refrigeration in the Global Economy”.

    • Publication date : 2019/06/26
  • World Refrigeration Day 2020

    World Refrigeration Day 2020: Contribute to the promotion and raising awareness of the HVACR sector

    • Publication date : 2020/03/03
  • Paris Agreement signed and the OEWG37 makes headway

    Find out how the Paris Agreement, adopted during the Conference of Parties (COP21) and signed on 22 April 2016, and advancements at the 37th Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (OEWG37) will impact the...

    • Publication date : 2016/04/26
  • Small steps towards a giant leap! Parties to the Montreal Protocol continue discussions on HFCs

    Last week saw another step towards a global agreement on the phase down of ozone depleting substances, the event started with a buzz around the new amendment proposals to the Montreal Protocol.

    • Publication date : 2015/04/29
    • Subjects: Regulation
  • World Refrigeration Day 2020

    The annual World Refrigeration Day aims to raise awareness among the wider public about the importance of refrigeration technologies in everyday life. Organised under...

    • Publication date : 2020/06/25
    • Subjects: Figures, economy, Developing country